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Partners In The Press - Workforce Needs in the Community

January 9, 2018

This article excerpted below was written by Melissa Lizotte and appears in the The County. The full article can be found here. The "Sagence opinion corner" section below does not represent the thoughts of the original author or its publisher.

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"...UMPI has strived to meet workforce needs through the newly-established online Competency-Based Education Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university designed the program for adult learners who have some college experience but no degree and allows them to apply past college credit, work experience and other learning toward their bachelor’s degree. CBE BBA has a flat tuition rate of $2,000 per semester and students can complete as many or as little competencies during semesters according to their schedules..." 

Read more about how a Sagence Learning Partner is meeting the workforce needs of the communities that it serves here

"...UMPI has strived to meet workforce needs through the newly-established online Competency-Based Education Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university designed the program for adult learners who have some college experience but no degree and allows them to apply past college credit, work experience and other learning toward their bachelor’s degree. CBE BBA has a flat tuition rate of $2,000 per semester and students can complete as many or as little competencies during semesters according to their schedules..." 

Read more about how a Sagence Learning Partner is meeting the workforce needs of the communities that it serves here

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Resources

CBE Network.org

A National Consortium for Designing, Developing and Scaling New Models for Student Learning

CBE Info.org

Discover the impact of Competency-Based Education on higher learning and how to implement CBE programs at your institution

HLC Commission.org

Common Framework for Defining and Approving Competency-Based Education Programs

US Dept of Education.gov

Competency Based Learning or Personalized Learning; Transitioning away from seat time.

Case Study

Evaluating Empire's First Competency-Based Learning Pilot

SUNY Empire State College piloted their first CBL courses. These findings and recommendations are based on the experiences of Empire State’s coach, faculty, technical staff, and student participants.

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