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Universities as Responsive Learning Organizations Through Competency-Based Assessment with Electronic Portfolios
The Journal of General Education
Vol. 57, No. 1 (2008), pp. 51-64
Published by: Penn State University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/27798090
Page Count: 14
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Universities should embrace democratic values. Using electronic portfolios, competency-based assessment can enact them. Rather than preset standards, competencies become boundary objects connecting individual student experience to community conversation about what it means to be educated. This article examines this approach in practice at New Century College, George Mason University.
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