September 19, 2014
Building on Competency-Based Education
Campus Technology (Campus Technology)
Argosy University System is among the first institutions in a movement toward competency-based education, creating new models of direct assessment that promise to reduce time-to-degree and offer greater relevance for graduates in the job market.
Scholar Behind U. of Illinois Boycotts Is a Longtime Activist (Chronicle of Higher Education)
On a Friday night in early August, Corey Robin put out a call on his blog. There had been plenty of grumbling over the University of Illinois’s decision to revoke a job offer to Steven G. Salaita, who gained notoriety for incendiary tweets about Israel
What a Consumer Watchdog's Suit Against Corinthian Could Mean for Other Colleges (Chronicle of Higher Education)
It’s a pretty safe bet that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau won’t see much of the half-billion-plus dollars it demanded from Corinthian Colleges Inc., in a lawsuit the bureau filed on Tuesday that accused the company of predatory lending and illegal collection tactics.
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