Category Archives: FlexPath

Scott Kinney writes about direct assessment for the Training Magazine

March 26, 2015

Scott Kinney, Capella University president, recently wrote a piece on direct assessment programs for the Training Magazine, a professional development magazine that advocates training and workforce development as a business tool. Through Rodney Showmar’s story, Scott outlines the problem many working adult … Continue reading

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FlexPath Grads in eCampus News Article

March 20, 2015

Capella’s FlexPath graduates were featured today in a great piece by eCampus News, “New pathway in higher-ed sifts out serious professionals“. Recent graduates, John Scafide and Tapitha Jamison were interviewed for the piece, as well as MBA faculty chair, Dr. … Continue reading

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(PODCAST) Brian Barton: Insights on the Creation of FlexPath

March 16, 2015

Now that commencement is over, we are back with another podcast. I spoke recently with Brian Barton, business faculty chair for Capella’s School of Business and Technology. Brian was one of the faculty members who helped create Capella’s competency-based, direct-assessment program, … Continue reading

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Affordability, Accessibility and Flexibility

March 13, 2015

Today, Politico featured three of Capella’s FlexPath graduates in a piece on competency-based education direct assessment programs. The piece, titled “Affordability, Accessibility and Flexibility”, highlighted graduates Tapitha Jamison, John Scafide and Tracy Dudley and their stories of how the FlexPath program helped … Continue reading

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Student Tips for Competency-based Education

March 3, 2015

U.S. News and World Report published an article today about competency-based education and four factors prospective students should take into account before enrolling in a program. Both John Scafide, a recent FlexPath graduate, and Kim Pearce, Capella’s academic quality analytics and accreditation … Continue reading

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