Student Learning as Academic Currency

October 22, 2014

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A “classic” ACE report from 2010—still relevant today

In 2002 and again in 2010, ACE published Student Learning as Academic Currency, a seminal document that explored alternatives to the credit hour, the need to develop seamless pathways for student mobility, and how to assess student learning via a competency-based approach.

Authored by Sally M. Johnstone, Peter Ewell and Karen Paulson, the document is highly relevant to today’s conversation about competency-based education.

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