Friday, October 10, 2014

Competency-Based Education: No More Semesters? - Online And Distance Learning

The conventions of the credit hour, the semester and the academic year were formalized in the early 1900s. Time forms the template for designing college programs, accrediting them and — crucially — funding them using federal student aid. But in 2013, for the first time, the Department of Education took steps to loosen the rules.


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