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(PODCAST) Under the Hood; FlexPath Assessments and Curriculum Design with Dr. Jeff Grann

April 15, 2015

In today’s podcast, I speak with Dr. Jeff Grann, Academic Director of Assessment and Learning Analytics at Capella. We had a different kind of conversation about FlexPath; more of a behind-the-scenes look at how we developed Capella’s direct assessment program … Continue reading

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Star Tribune feature: “Capella aims to accelerate education”

April 13, 2015

Capella was featured in a column in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Sunday. The article speaks to Capella’s position as an innovative leader within higher education, and explores FlexPath, which “certainly looks like the kind of innovation that could go … Continue reading

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Mainstreaming CBE at the ASU+GSV Summit

April 10, 2015

Earlier this week, I, along with Scott Kinney and several Capella leaders, attended the ASU+GSV Summit in Arizona. Each year, the summit brings together companies in the technology, education, and policy sectors to discuss the future of education. The summit … Continue reading

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(PODCAST) The DNP Program & Healthcare Landscape; A Conversation with Dr. Davidson

April 6, 2015

I recently spoke with Dr. Christy Davidson DNP, RNC-OB,  the interim dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Capella University for the Education Matters Podcast. Christy worked as a labor and delivery nurse before going on to … Continue reading

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Tips for Success in a Competency-based Education Program

April 1, 2015

FlexPath graduate, Jacob Sullivan, was interviewed for an article in US News and World Report that was published today. I had the opportunity to speak with Jacob in a previous podcast about his experience with FlexPath. The article, 4 Tips … Continue reading

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