Monthly Archives: April 2013

Capella’s groundbreaking work with competency-based learning

April 24, 2013

Take a look at the article by Paul Fain from Inside Higher Ed with an in-depth analysis of Capella’s groundbreaking work with competency-based learning.   [image credit]

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Competency-based pilot

April 17, 2013

Today, Capella was highlighted in an Inside Higher Ed story by Paul Fain for our work with competency-based education and, more specifically, the work we are doing with our direct assessment pilot program. The Higher Learning Commission has selected Capella … Continue reading

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The Capella community shares: What if online education didn’t exist?

April 12, 2013

Capella has been committed to solve critical issues facing higher education. One such alarming fact is this: our country is not producing enough college graduates to help ensure we remain a globally competitive nation. While there are many factors, access … Continue reading

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A Proposal to Redefine Pell Grants

April 11, 2013

This week’s guest blog post is from Jillian Klein, Capella’s senior policy analyst – Title IV.  A report was published this week by the College Board recommending a restructuring of the Pell Grant program in a way that would build two … Continue reading

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This Week’s Top Stories in Higher Ed

April 4, 2013

It’s clear higher-education isn’t on spring break this week. I am seeing a lot of news covering everything from competency-based learning to financial aid. Capella is in the news as well – take a moment to read through this week’s … Continue reading

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