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Handbook of Research on Competency-Based Education in University Settings
The activity of aligning the important components of a curriculum. The definition and the important components vary in different cases.
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A Framework for the Evaluation of Competency-Based Curriculum
Devrim Ozdemir (Des Moines University, USA) and Carla Stebbins (Des Moines University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0932-5.ch013
Competency-based education is still at its early stages considering the lack of commonly accepted best practices to develop, implement and most importantly evaluate competency-based curriculum. This chapter proposes an evaluation framework for the competency-based curriculum as a result of authors' experience with a fully developed and implemented competency-based curriculum in a Master of Healthcare Administration program. In this chapter, authors will revisit the important concepts about competency-based education and curriculum evaluation. Authors will provide operational definitions and a framework for the evaluation of competency-based curriculum. The goal of this chapter is to provide guidance to the competency-based degree programs during the evaluation of competency-based curriculum for continuous quality improvement.
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Assessing General Education Outcomes Across Programs
According to Harden (2001) , “is a consideration of what is taught, how it is taught, when it is taught, and the measures used to determine whether the student has achieved the expected learning outcomes”(p. 123).
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Innovative Curriculum Design: A Disruptive Approach
This can be traced back to the work of education professor Fenwick English (1978), who examined curriculum in three focal categories; declared, taught, and learned.
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