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ERIC Number: EJ1055007
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-2153-7615
Innovation in Competency-Based Program Development: Leveraging the Advisory Board Faculty Alliance
De Los Santos, Esmeralda; Dominguez, Daniel G.; LaFrance, Kevin
Administrative Issues Journal: Education, Practice, and Research, v1 n1 p47-56 2011
This paper describes the use of advisory boards in the development of two competency-based business programs: one graduate and the other undergraduate. Though the programs varied significantly in structure and content, both used focus group methodology to collect comprehensive and relevant input from advisory board members comprised of local subject matter experts. Analysis of each program's developmental efforts demonstrates that, while the programs varied significantly in many aspects, both achieved the intended outcome. In both cases, advisory board input contributed to the development of a competency model and associated program curriculum that closely aligned with the program's specific disciplines
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
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