Competency-based education: No more semesters? | 89.3 KPCC

“I went to a four-year university.” “That job requires a one-year certificate.” “It’s a two-semester course.” “She’s a fifth-year senior.” What do these expressions have in common? They use time as the yardstick for higher education.Essentially, this means measuring not how much you’ve learned, but how long you’ve spent trying to learn it.

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