Why you should care about competency-based or skills assessment learning: You get college credit for your prior learning and real-world skills.
As college costs and student debt continue to rise, competency-based learning (CBL) programs, or skills assessment programs, are gaining popularity as a faster and cheaper way for students to complete their college degree. The really cool part is that students can earn credit for any previous knowledge that can apply to the course materials.
We spoke with Brent Capriotti, curriculum consultant for Pearson, to learn more about the benefits of CBL and how this new method of learning can help more students reach their dreams of completing a college degree. Check out what he has to say!