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Faculty And Staff Roles And Responsibilities In The Design And Delivery Of Competency-Based Education Programs: A C-Ben Snapshot, Michelle Navarre Cleary Nov 2015

Faculty And Staff Roles And Responsibilities In The Design And Delivery Of Competency-Based Education Programs: A C-Ben Snapshot, Michelle Navarre Cleary

Michelle Navarre Cleary

In recent years, questions about the role of faculty members in competency-based education (CBE) programs have been raised by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General (2014), regional accreditors (Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions, 2015) and in the higher-education press (Neem, 2013; Ward, 2014). With increasing scrutiny and attention being paid to CBE programs, it is vital to develop a clear picture of what faculty are and are not doing in competency-based programs. This report presents the initial results of a Competency-Based Education Network (C-BEN) survey focused on cataloging the roles and responsibilities of faculty and staff involved …


Perceptions Of Beauty And Identity: The Skin Bleaching Phenomenon In Jamaica, Petra A. Robinson May 2011

Perceptions Of Beauty And Identity: The Skin Bleaching Phenomenon In Jamaica, Petra A. Robinson

Petra A Robinson

Founded on the significance of the skin bleaching phenomenon in Jamaica, and the persistent influences of colonialism, the purpose of this paper is twofold: (a) to explore the skin bleaching phenomenon and (b) to provide a snapshot of how colonialism (despite national independence) influences perceptions of beauty and identity in Jamaica, particularly through informal learning. Based on an empirical study, the research sought to explore and understand the perceptions and motivations behind the practice of skin bleaching, given the historical and social context, and how it influenced the participants’ perceptions of beauty and identity.


Acl 533 Technology And Learning, Rob Morrison Dec 2010

Acl 533 Technology And Learning, Rob Morrison

Rob Morrison

No abstract provided.


The Great Dilemma Of Improving Teacher Quality In Adult Learning, Cristine A. Smith, Ricardo Gomez Dec 2009

The Great Dilemma Of Improving Teacher Quality In Adult Learning, Cristine A. Smith, Ricardo Gomez

Cristine Smith

No abstract provided.


Establishing An Evidence-Based Adult Education System, Cristine A. Smith, John P. Comings, Hal Beder, Stephen Reder, Beth Bingman Dec 2002

Establishing An Evidence-Based Adult Education System, Cristine A. Smith, John P. Comings, Hal Beder, Stephen Reder, Beth Bingman

Cristine Smith

No abstract provided.


How Teachers Change: A Study Of Professional Development In Adult Basic Education, Cristine A. Smith, Judy Hofer, Marilyn Gillespie, Marla Solomon, Karen Rowe Dec 2002

How Teachers Change: A Study Of Professional Development In Adult Basic Education, Cristine A. Smith, Judy Hofer, Marilyn Gillespie, Marla Solomon, Karen Rowe

Cristine Smith

No abstract provided.