Redefining what “college” means

Mon, 12/28/2015

An education from an accredited two or four-year college program is a must-have for many career fields. Credit hours completed Students achievement has long been used a measurement of readiness to receive their diploma. However, as different class formats such as online and hybrid courses change the landscape, more people are pushing for a learning-based system, where students advance based on how well they demonstrate competency in relevant skills and knowledge.

This Boston Globe article (https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/11/25/redefine-what-college-means/S4NGh7hrncTiJUkWAWuy6H/story.html) examines potential benefits of this type of shift in focus as well as challenges the topic presents. 

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