Knowledge Skills and Attitudes

Sometimes Twitter is just too small for big ideas– below is a twitter conversation that sprung up around my recent post Competency vs. Mastery. This post will describe how Knowledge Skills and Attitudes fit into the big picture of assessing student mastery of learning competencies. Competency vs. Mastery http://t.co/y8Thym72ho #CompetencyEd …

Defining Success in a CBE Program

.@PhilOnEdTech @tedcurran Another challenge – what do you do with a learner who only masters 70% of outcomes? Today, we rely on pass/fail — Mike Sharkey (@mjshark) May 13, 2015 Thanks for asking, Mike. I can’t tell from your tweet whether you’re referring to 70% of outcomes grades in a …

Competency vs. Mastery

@tedcurran having trouble commenting on great post; what is your take on mastery v competency per https://t.co/jCgIbZSoVj ? #blogrequest — Phil Hill (@PhilOnEdTech) May 10, 2015   Hi Phil, Thanks for your kind invitation to think this out. I think we all need to be very explicit about what we …

Disrupting Education: Cost or Quality?

In response to When Uber and Airbnb Meet the Real World. A friend got me thinking about how Uber and AirBnB insinuate themselves into an existing “meatspace” industry, only to undo worker protections and government regulations in that industry. This got me thinking about the ambiguity many of us feel as education warily …