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On competence : a critical analysis of competence-based reforms in higher education / Gerald Grant [and others].

1st ed.. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1979.
ISBN 0875894054, 9780875894058

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Other Authors Grant, Gerald.
Subjects Competency-based education -- United States.
Competency-based education.
Education, Higher -- United States.
Education, Higher.
Enseignement supérieur -- États-Unis.
Éducation basée sur la compétence -- États-Unis.
United States.
Series Jossey-Bass series in higher education.
Description xxii, 592 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 506-578).
Contents Prologue: Implications of competence-based education / Gerald Grant -- Part 1: Origins of competence-based education -- Society's demands for competence / David Riesman -- Educational responses to the concern for proficiency / William Neumann -- Part 2: Critical issues in the development of competence-based programs -- Trying to teach while thinking about the end / Peter Elbow -- Contributing to learning by assessing student performance / Gerald Grant and Wendy Kohli -- Analyzing the impact of competence-based approaches on liberal education / Thomas Ewens -- Employing competence-based education for the reform of professional practice / Virginia Olesen -- Understanding the difficulties of implementing a competence-based curriculum / Zelda Gamson -- Part 3: New programs for increased competence -- Transforming a liberal arts curriculum: Alverno College / Thomas Ewens -- Creating a nontraditional college for new careers: the college for human services / Gerald Grant -- Overcoming crises in a new nursing program: Mt. Hood Community College / Virginia Olesen -- Encountering difficulties in trying to raise academic standards: Florida State University / David Riesman -- Assuring survival by transforming a troubled program: Grand Valley State Colleges / Zelda Gamson -- Epilogue: New methods for the study of a reform movement / Gerald Grant -- Assessment of competence: technical problems and publications / Susan E. King.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4990164
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