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  1. Promoting competency based education through trade-off thinking

    14 Jan 2016 | Posted by Sorin Adam Matei

    Teaching creative and critical thinking by contingent evaluation of implicit choices made through technological communication infrastructures   We live in a world of things. Those who make...


  2. Welcome to our New Group of Faculty

    17 Oct 2014 | Posted by Fatma Mili

    A new First-Year Experience Team has been formed. This is the team of faculty identified by their department heads to lead the effort of examining the first year of all Technology majors and to...


  3. Roadblocks to Creating a Competency-Based Program

    10 Sep 2014 | Posted by Fatma Mili

    Competency-based education is such an intuitive and appealing concept that once we consider it, we start wondering, “Why did we wait so long?” In competency-based education, students...


  4. Badges of Competence

    09 Sep 2014 | Posted by Fatma Mili

    D.School professor Tina Seelig1 touts the power of seemingly trivial questions in opening our horizons and bringing to light unquestioned assumptions. Educational reformer Grant Wiggins2...


  5. Open Minds to the Education of the Future

    27 Aug 2014 | Posted by Fatma Mili

    “Though we often lose sight of this basic fact, the point of learning is not just to know things but to be a different person – more mature, more wise, more self-disciplined, more...


  6. Competency-based credentialing: Coming soon to a degree near you

    19 Jun 2014 | Posted by Fatma Mili

      Much of the recent soul-searching (Lewis, 2007) in higher education can be framed in terms of the seeming disconnect between the things being measured, billed, and credited on the one hand...