This study discusses outcomes and impacts of the Leveraging, Integrating, Networking, Coordinating Supplies (LINCS) program on students’ employment and earnings. The LINCS program refers to course content, exams, and certifications in eight areas of supply chain management for early-career professionals...
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The Leveraging, Integrating, Networking, Coordinating Supplies (LINCS) Consortium of colleges and universities received a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant to develop and create certification track content, exams, and certifications in eight areas of supply...
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Competency-based education (CBE) has ignited a great deal of public interest in recent years because it allows students to learn and progress at a flexible pace and holds promise for filling workforce skills gaps. What makes it different?
Outcomes of Competency-Based Education in Community Colleges: Summative Findings from the Evaluation of a TAACCCT GrantSep 30, 2016
Competency-based education models allow students to move through material independently, advancing when they demonstrate content mastery.
Implementation of Competency-Based Education in Community Colleges: Findings from the Evaluation of a TAACCCT GrantNov 23, 2015
This report details how three community colleges in three states worked together to develop and implement online, competency-based education models in information technology fields under a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT)...
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As part of its TAACCCT grant, Virginia community colleges hired career coaches. This outcomes study examined the characteristics of coaching participants, estimated associations between participation and student outcomes, and compared participant outcomes with the outcomes of other students.
Implementing the Virginia RETHINKS Health Sciences Education TAACCCT GrantMay 22, 2015
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Developing Competency-Based Program Models in Three Community CollegesApr 30, 2014
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