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Video Series

The Changing College Curriculum

M-SAMC presents “The Changing College Curriculum," an original video series about the transition to competency-based learning in higher education. Each video features an M-SAMC partner sharing personal experiences with competency-based learning. Discover how "The Changing College Curriculum" is impacting education and industry.

Bryan Redington

Former M-SAMC Implementation Facilitator Bryan Redington talks about preparing students for the workplace by ensuring they have soft skills, such as listening and communication, possessing a positive attitude, and being a team player.

Marv Crowe, Spartanburg Community College

Marv Crowe from Spartanburg Community College discusses transitioning to competency-based education and using performance-based objectives to ensure students achieve skills.

Linda Morris, Gadsden State Community College

Linda Morris from Gadsden State Community College talks about the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) eligible students that M-SAMC serves.

Pat Riddle, Pellissippi State Community College

Pat Riddle from Pellissippi State Community College shares why the open lab concept is important to skill set development.

Stephen Wray, Danville Community College

Stephen Wray from Danville Community College discusses offering industry-like labs with flexible schedules and the importance of staffing them with the right personnel.

Paul Turner, Bluegrass Community & Technical College

Paul Turner from Bluegrass Community & Technical College talks about Kentucky FAME and how it prepares students for the workplace.

Charles Wesenberg, Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Murfreesboro

Charles Wesenberg from Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Murfreesboro shares why partnerships are important for continuously improving college curriculum and higher placement rates of graduates.

Ed Strong, Corporation for a Skilled Workforce

Ed Strong from the Corporation for a Skilled Workforce discusses the importance of the DOL TAACCCT Grant and its investment in community colleges and competency-based learning.

Joel Justin, Henry Ford College

Joel Justin from Henry Ford College discusses the importance of building programs in collaboration with industry partners and college advisory boards.


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