Deconstructing CBE: Portraits of Institutional Practice

With Deconstructing CBE, EduventuresEllucian, and the American Council on Education (ACE) have teamed up for their second annual review of competency based education.

In 2016, we surveyed more than 250 schools in order to assess their current or planned implementation of CBE. This survey resulted in the publication of Deconstructing CBE in July 2016. In 2017, we turned to qualitative research and conducted interviews with key CBE stakeholders at seven institutions selected from the 2016 survey. In 2017, our primary goal has been to better understand why some CBE programs have moved beyond an experimental phase in Deconstructing CBE: Portraits of Institutional Practice.

Download the first edition of Deconstructing CBE here.

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What We Learned This Year: Eduventures Analysts Reflect on 2018

For this post, we asked five Eduventures analysts to reflect on a simple question: What did you learn this year? As their answers revealed, quite a lot.

For example, we learned more about how much prospective student priorities really shift from application to enrollment (hint: more than you might think). We compared the impact of advertising—and other marketing channels—on both Gen Z (growing) and adults seeking various types of credentials (mixed).

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Grading the Accuracy of our 2018 Higher Ed Predictions

Back in January, I made three higher education predictions for 2018. This Wake-Up Call examines whether this year’s forecasts panned out. My 2018 conjectures were nothing if not ambitious. Throwing precedent and experience out the window, I predicted:

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