Competence-Based Education and Training-about Frequently Asked Questions

Mulder, Martin (2012) Competence-Based Education and Training-about Frequently Asked Questions. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 18 (4). pp. 319-327. ISSN 1389-224X

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Abstract

This article follows the author's previous piece on practical guidelines for the development of comprehensive competence-based education and training (Mulder, 2012). It is about the questions that have been and are still frequently asked in presentations, workshops and classes about the introduction of competence-based education. Here, the author attempts to answer these questions. They are the following: (1) Why competence-based education?; (2) What is competence-based education?; (3) How is competence-based education related to outcome-based education?; (4) What are the principles of competence-based education?; (5) What promise does competence-based education have for developing countries?; (6) Is competence-based education possible in universities with limited resources?; (7) What strategies can be used for competence-based curriculum development?; and (8) How do you go from the competence-based curriculum to lesson plans and active student-centred learning? (Contains 1 figure.)

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Outcome Based Education, Educational Principles, Guidelines
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > Business School > Business and Human Resource Management
Research Priority Areas: Applied Business Research
Depositing User: Ineke Tijsma
Date Deposited: 12 May 2015 13:27
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2016 08:28
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/1679

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