Proficiency Based Curriculum Model: Part 6

This model helps one to form a bridge from what faculty have traditionally understood about the structure of the curriculum and the current interest in competency based education. The following blog by Julia Freeland is a helpful discussion of the competency topic. I find it helpful to go back and forth between the presented curriculum architecture and competency based education as I struggle with the question – what will be the new business models for our institutions?
http://www.christenseninstitute.org/calibrating-the-competency-conversation/

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This is the sixth post in the series on Academic Strategic Enrollment Management.

One of the most profound developments in Academic SEM is the emergence of a Proficiency-Based Curriculum Architecture Model (PBCAM). Its development and continued evolution are the results of a synthesis by a number of scholars, communities of practice and higher education associations. The Proficiency-Based Curriculum Architecture Model is driven by and feeds the continued evolution of the global learning ecosystem. It is built upon a digital learning framework and serves to restructure the basic architecture of higher education’s curriculum. An institution’s curriculum architecture defines the essential components of its curricular system; maps the interrelationships between the components and the environment, and specifies the system’s intended learning and award outcomes. Put simply, the curriculum architecture synthesizes the many institution-specific design and delivery decisions inherent in curriculum management.

An Evolving Proficiency-Based Curriculum Architecture

The scope of the emerging…

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