Monthly Archives: June 2013

Changing How We Measure College Completion

June 24, 2013

Today six higher ed associations have announced their endorsement of a system called the Student Achievement Measure (SAM), which is meant to track completion rates more precisely. The current federal methodology doesn’t work for a significant portion of higher-education – … Continue reading

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Capella Gets Social

June 14, 2013

Capella has entered the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s bracket-style Social Madness contest. Capella is in the large category with 23 other Twin Cities-based organizations, with the top 8 companies in each category moving onto the second round. The contest measures … Continue reading

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An issue of highest (educational) importance

June 5, 2013

We’ve talked a lot on this blog about competency-based learning and the Higher Learning Commission’s approval of Capella University’s first two programs under a “direct assessment” model. Here’s an excellent piece from Capella’s President Scott Kinney in today’s USA Today … Continue reading

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