Fatma Mili, associate dean of educational research and development in the College of Technology, has written a two-part essay for The EvoLLLution titled "Three Roadblocks to Creating a Competency-Based program."
The Purdue Polytechnic Institute was recently awarded $500,000 from the Office of President to create the University's first competency-based degree program.
The roadblocks identified by Mili include:
- developing new tools to ensure an institution remains functional during the transition
- the downstream challenge of defining credit equivalencies
- the inward challenge of developing a new way of thinking about higher education
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