University of the Incarnate Word joins beta program to deliver competency-based education program for students.

cbe-cloudThe University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) will be a beta partner for Ellucian Brainstorm, Ellucian's new cloud-based solution for helping higher education institutions support competency-based education (CBE) programs. The university will use Ellucian Brainstorm to power its Extended Academic Programs (EAP).

Higher education institutions are quickly realizing the value and potential of CBE--a 2013 CAEL CBE report mentioned that 87 percent of institutions surveyed thought they had prepared students well for employment. However, only 49 percent of employers...

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