ERIC Number: ED104297
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
A CBC Primer. Report of a Conference: Competency-Based Curricula in General Undergraduate Programs.
O'Connell, William R., Jr.; Moomaw, W. Edmund
This booklet represents a summary of a regional conference and is designed to serve as an introductory discussion of the use of the competency based education concept in general undergraduate programs. Emphasis is placed on essential conditions of competency, current factors affecting higher education, the scope and variety in competency-based programs, clarification of purposes and goals; designing the elements of a CBC including developing competency statements, assessing procedures, and designing learning experiences for competency achievement; implications of a CBC for institutional organization and support structures; a description of some existing programs; and historical efforts to develop learning on a competency base. (MJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. Undergraduate Education Reform Project.