Competency-based education in higher education


Book Chapter


Irvine, C. K S. & Kevan, J. M.


The objective of this chapter is to empower institutions of higher education considering CBE implementation by examining the history and current state of CBE in higher education, including factors driving its current growth, examples from the field, and challenges and barriers evident in the current literature. Finally, the chapter considers the future of CBE in higher education.


Irvine, C. K. S., & Kevan, J. M. (2016). Competency-based education in higher education. In Handbook of Research on Competency-Based Education in University Settings. IGI Global.