Category Archives: Capella University

Competency-based education and the real world

December 3, 2013

Carol Geary Schneider, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, recently published an article that dives deeper into what competency-based education should encompass and what the student’s role in becoming “competent” should be. “If Competency Is the Goal, … Continue reading

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Capella’s VP of Academic Innovation to Present at CAEL Conference

November 6, 2013

Just as we get a bit of snow here in Minneapolis, Deb Bushway, Capella’s vice president of Academic Innovation and I are off to sunny San Diego to the 2013 Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) International Conference. Deb … Continue reading

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Capella Featured in the New York Times

October 29, 2013

Earlier this year, President Obama issued a call to improve college affordability and encouraged more colleges to innovate with cutting-edge practices. The need to provide high value and increase college affordability continues. With that, I am excited to share that … Continue reading

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Together for Good Campaign Kicks Off Today

October 25, 2013

The Together for Good campaign is Capella University’s annual employee giving campaign. The spirited two-week campaign is an incredibly energizing time at Capella. Employees are given the opportunity to participate in many different fundraising events, become educated on the needs that exist in their … Continue reading

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Capella launches innovative competency map dashboard to align student learning with employer needs

October 23, 2013

Capella continues to extend our leadership in competency-based learning with the launch of a first-of-its-kind competency map to all of our students. What exactly is a competency map you ask? Competency maps are a visual dashboard that lets adult students … Continue reading

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