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ERIC Number: ED114364
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Mar-15
Pages: 67
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Competency-Based Education; A Briefing Package. Draft.
Schmieder, Allen A.; And Others
This document contains program descriptions, definitions, recommendations, and other information on competency based education (CBE). It begins with an overview of the CBE Program of the Division of Educational Systems Development, U.S. Office of Education. Following this are descriptions of the National Committee on Performance-Based Teacher Education, the Multi-States Consortium on Performance-Based Teacher Education, the CBE Center Consortium, and the Interstate Certification Project. Four state CBE models and nine university CBE centers are described. A definition of CBE is presented along with a list of potential benefits of the competency-based approach, and a discussion of related educational concepts. A list of activities in competency based education is then presented, followed by a section containing questions and answers concerning CBE. Finally, a short bibliography and recommendations for federal program initiatives in CBE are presented. (RC)
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