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The Handbook of Research on Competency-Based Education in University Settings receives an honorable mention for the Phillip E. Frandson Award

IGI Global Title Receives Honorable Mention for the Phillip E. Frandson Award

By IGI Global on Feb 16, 2017
Handbook of Research on Competency-Based Education in University SettingsFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 16, 2017, Hershey, PA – IGI Global is pleased to announce that the Handbook of Research on Competency-Based Education in University Settings, edited by Karen Rasmussen, Dr. Pamela Northrup and Dr. Robin Colson, recently received an honorable mention from the University Professional & Continuing Education Association's (UPCEA) Phillip E. Frandson Award. Intended for literature in the field of professional, continuing, and/or online education, this prestigious award is presented in honor of the late Phillip E. Frandson, former dean of UCLA Extension and 1977-78 UPCEA President.

The following benefits are awarded to titles that receive an honorable mention:

  • The title will be noted as receiving an honorable mention in an upcoming issue of the UPCEA Briefing, the association’s twice-monthly e-newsletter, distributed to nearly 5,000 members working in professional, continuing, and online education.
  • The book will be celebrated in the print program for the upcoming UPCEA 2017 102nd Annual Conference and in corresponding press releases.

The Handbook of Research on Competency-Based Education in University Settings is a pivotal reference source for the latest academic research on the use of competency-based testing in higher education institutions. Focusing on innovative practices, strategies, and real-world scenarios, this book is ideally designed for educators, students, administrators, professionals, and academics interested in emerging developments for competency-based education initiatives. Written by University of West Florida scholars Dr. Karen Rasmussen, Dr. Pamela Northrup and Dr. Robin Colson, this volume explores various junctures in education theory including administrative policy, faculty evaluation, student engagement and educational technologies.

Many thanks to UPCEA for this honorable mention and to all the contributors for their remarkable work and dedication.

About IGI Global: Founded in 1988, IGI Global, headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania USA, is an international publisher of books, encyclopedias, journals, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases focusing on innovative technology research in the areas of: business, education, computer science, healthcare, library science, engineering, environmental science, government, and social sciences. IGI Global produces high-quality scholarly publications that provide academic librarians and the greater knowledge community with peer-reviewed research on emerging innovation in diverse fields. For more information, please visit https://www.igi-global.com/.

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