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Video Series

The New Education Model

M-SAMC presents “The New Education Model," a 9-part original series on competency-based education.

Featuring Dr. Tracy Pierner, Vice President of Academic Affairs for Career and Technical Programs at Henry Ford College, the series looks at transitioning the classroom to a competency-based learning environment.

Part 1:  Advantages of Competency-Based Education

In this first video, Dr. Pierner shares some advantages of competency-based education.

Part 2:  Implementing Competency-Based Education

In this second video, Dr. Pierner shares insights about implementing competency-based education.

Part 3:  Competency-Based Education – Affects on Students

In this third video, Dr. Pierner shares insights about the affects of competency-based education on students.

Part 4:  Competency-Based Education – Industry Advantages

In this fourth video, Dr. Pierner shares why competency-based education is important to industry.

Part 5:  Competency-Based Education - Partnering with Industry

In this fifth video, Dr. Pierner discusses why industry partnerships are important to the implementation of competency-based education.

Part 6:  Competency-Based Education - Learning Tactics

In this sixth video, Dr. Pierner discusses competency-based education learning tactics, including having a flexible delivery format.

Part 7:  The Importance of Open Labs and Flexible Delivery

In this seventh video, Dr. Pierner discusses open labs and retouches on the importance of flexible delivery to a competency-based education model.

Part 8:  Engagement Intervals - "Touch Points"

In this eighth video, Dr. Pierner shares why it's important to set 15-minute student engagement intervals within an open lab.

Part 9:  Competency-Based Education - Importance of Curriculum

Dr. Pierner wraps up "The New Education Model" series with this final video, retouching on curriculum as the key to successfully implementing competency-based education.


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