An Interdisciplinary Approach to Implementing Competency Based Education in Higher Education

Author: Goodman, Barbara; Henderson, Darren; Stenzel, Eileen
Goodman, Barbara; Henderson, Darren; Stenzel, Eileen
Goodman, Barbara; Henderson, Darren; Stenzel, Eileen
Year:2006
Pages:160
ISBN:0-7734-5831-X
978-0-7734-5831-4
Price:159.95
The appropriateness of competency based education for higher education settings has been the subject of debate for decades. This study revisits that debate with an expanded understanding of competency based education as a system of communication that focuses on intended outcomes expressed in observable measurable terms, and a system of instructional design that links outcomes with instructional and assessment strategies applicable across both liberal arts and professional education curricula.

Reviews

"The authors provide a levelheaded base for higher education to review Competency Based Education (CBE), to see it in action, and to review its merits ...” – Janet T. Bercik, Professor Emerita, Northeastern Illinois University

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Competency Based Education: An Evolving Model – Eileen Stenzel
2. Implementing CBE into Humanities’ Majors and General Education Programs – Barbara Goodman
3. Darren Henderson
4. Implementing Competency Based Education in Clinical and Social Services Education – Eileen Stenzel
5. A Competency Based Approach to Teaching Social Justice in a Human Services Program – Eileen Stenzel
Conclusion – Barbara Goodman, Darren Henderson, Eileen Stenzel
Bibliography
Index