Competency-based Education and Assessment: The Excelsior Experience by Tina GoodyearCompetency-based Education and Assessment: The Excelsior Experience by Tina Goodyear

Competency-based Education and Assessment: The Excelsior Experience

EditorTina GoodyearForeword byPamela Tate

Paperback | June 25, 2016

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Assessment is the bedrock upon which any quality CBE program should be built. Yet, while educators understand the concept of measuring learning, they may not be familiar with the complexities involved in measuring the application of that learning. Using Excelsior College's model--shaped over four decades creating and delivering psychometrically sound assessments of competency--this guide will familiarize readers with the definition, language, and principles of assessment. Then, drawing examples from Excelsior's long-established nursing degree and its developing business degree, illustrates those principles in action.

Contributors include: Robin Berenson, Scott Dolan, John Ebersole, Tina Goodyear, Mika Hoffman, Patrick Jones, Karl Lawrence, and Mary Lee Pollard.

Tina Goodyear is the executive director of the Center for the Assessment of Post-Traditional Learning at Excelsior College and the former director of the National College Credit Recommendation Service, a NYS Board of Regents program linking workplace and nontraditional learning to college credit.President and CEO at CAEL, The Council f...
Title:Competency-based Education and Assessment: The Excelsior ExperienceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:98 pages, 8 × 5.25 × 0.23 inPublished:June 25, 2016Publisher:Hudson Whitman/ Excelsior College PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1944079033

ISBN - 13:9781944079031


Table of Contents

Foreword - Pamela TateIntroduction - John EbersoleChapter 1: Assessment: What We've Learned and Why It MattersJohn Ebersole and Tina GoodyearChapter 2: Principles of Assessment: A PrimerMika Hoffman and Patrick JonesChapter 3: Assessment in Action: The Clinical Performance in Nursing Examination at Excelsior CollegeChapter 4: A New Competency-based Degree: Bachelor of Science in BusinessRobin Berenson, Scott Dolan, Karl LawrenceEpilogue: Tina GoodyearAppendix: Legal MattersJohn Ebersole and Mary Lee Pollard