Thank you for registering for the upcoming Competency-based Education (CBE) Workshop hosted by Pearson and the Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan C) on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

We appreciate the opportunity to collect your thoughts on your institution's CBE readiness by completing thisself-assessment. Your responses will allow our team to personalize the workshop program to our audience members.

Thank you for taking the time to answer these questions. Please submit your response no later than Monday, October 27, 2014.

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* 1. Please indicate your role/title:

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* 2. Please share what you hope to learn from this Competency-based Education Workshop:

MEASURE YOUR INSTITUTION’S READINESS and TABULATE YOUR RESULTS

Please use the following scale when answering the following questions:

Readiness Rating: 1 = not even close, 2 = getting there, 3 = prepared

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* 3. INITIAL MARKET ANALYSIS

We know which degrees are in demand and where future growth will occur. We understand local employers’ needs and have identified target students.

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* 4. INSTITUTIONAL READINESS

CBE aligns with our mission. Faculty and executives support it. We’ve identified existing capabilities, infrastructure, and financial resources. We’ve conceptualized our model, considered its impact on campus functions, and identified third party support. We have an accreditation plan and can offer federal student aid.

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* 5. PROGRAM DESIGN

We’ve decided on a delivery model. We’ve planned for its impact on term structure, admission and academic policies, and transfer protocol. Tuition is set. We’ve decided on a learning management system (LMS), student information system (SIS), analytics engine, and other requisite technology.

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* 6. CURRICULUM DESIGN

The model integrates employer feedback and professional competencies. Developed curriculum. Assessments provide students with valid and reliable guidelines for demonstrating proficiency. Recruited faculty. We have instructional design and technology support.

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* 7. SCALABILITY

We know how many students are required to sustain the program. We know how to scale faculty and staff as enrollments increase.

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* 8. MARKETING & RECRUITMENT

We know what distinguishes our program. We have a plan and funding to recruit students likely to succeed.

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* 9. ADMISSIONS & REGISTRATION

We’ve tailored admission requirements for CBE applicants and have a clear process to award prior learning credit. Our application, registration, degree planning, and new student orientation match our delivery modality.

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* 10. ENROLLED STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

We know how to keep students engaged and can intervene with at-risk learners. We have evaluated advising, student services, and technology to sustain students including a 24/7 help desk, library, bookstore, and tutoring.

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* 11. DATA & IMPROVEMENT

We have key performance indicators for evaluation and improvement. We have the ability to use data to support students and revise curriculum.

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* 12. Please share any questions or comments you would like to discuss at the workshop:

Thank you for your time! We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!

Our workshop will take place on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 8:30 AM in Room Americas Seminar at the Walt Disney Dolphin Hotel.

For additional details on our workshop please visit: http://onlinelearningconsortium.org/conference/hbcu-2014/aln/frameworks-foundations-scalable-sustainable-competency-based-programs

To view a collection of Pearson CBE Resources please visit: http://home.pearsonhighered.com/what-we-do/online-learning/competency-based-education-resources.html

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