Washington state community colleges are launching an online CBE degree program using OER in a self-paced environment.
Washington state community college students seeking an associate degree will soon be able to opt for a competency-based online business transfer degree that uses open educational resources (OER) in all courses.
The courses are under creation in partnership with Lumen Learning. In addition to eliminating textbook costs, the self-paced courses are designed to adapt content and activities based on a student's prior knowledge or areas in which they need to demonstrate course objective mastery.
Faculty members from participating Washington...