Competency standards and stakeholder needs

I listened to a February 16 webinar entitled  “Competency-based education and performance assessment: WGU’s model for success.”  Diane Johnson and Janet Schnitz of Western Governors University spoke of WGU’s competency-based approach. They spoke of three guiding questions: What must students know? To what degree must students know it? How will we know that students know Read More…

A lifelong learning experience

The Association of College & Research Libraries* and I (Maureen Perry) believe that information literacy involves lifelong learning.  In this spirit I’ll share a recent learning experience . I have been working with a section of Lewiston-Auburn College’s senior seminar course.  The focus of this particular section is sustainability.  As I heard the students’  fascinating Read More…