Competency-Based Education Systems

April 22, 2015

Domaleski, C., Gong, B., Hess, K., Marion, S., Curl, C., Peltzman, A. (2015). Assessment to support competency-based pathways. Washington, DC: Achieve.


This paper addresses the role of assessment in Competency Based Education (CBE) systems.  Key opportunities and challenges for CBE assessment are discussed along with examples and recommendations to support design, implementation, and validation.  


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Karin Hess, Ed.D, is a recognized international leader in developing practical approaches for using cognitive rigor and learning progressions as the foundation for formative, interim, and performance assessments.



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