SubscribeRSS FeedItunes | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneInConnect@topcastnow (Use #topcastnow)Email Topcast Get More TOPcastEpisode 71: Field Report #5: Finding Flexibility for F2F This Fall: The BlendFlex ApproachEpisode 70: Student Access to Digital Materials During COVID and BeyondEpisode 69: Field Report #4: How Are We Doing? Hearing Everyone’s Voices Through DataEpisode 68: “Getting Everything Current:” A Holistic Approach to AccessibilityEpisode 67: Field Report #3: Carrying Out a “More Online Every Semester” Strategy View AllPosted on October 5, 2015July 5, 2017 by Jonathan PizzoEpisode 6: Understanding the Coming CBE R/EvolutionAbout Episode 6:In this episode, join hosts Thomas Cavanagh and Kelvin Thompson as they discuss online competency-based education (CBE) in its various forms. Tom and Kelvin consider whether CBE is evolutionary, revolutionary, or both as higher education institutions innovate in the ways they serve their students. http://media.blubrry.com/ucf_topcast/p/cdl.ucf.edu/staticfiles/topcast/topcast-106.mp3Podcast (teaching-online-podcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:28 — 23.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSSEpisode 6 Show Notes:Please find various show notes and resources below.Episode Synopsis via TwitterView complete list of episode highlights via TwitterCoffee LinksCoffee Profile: Ethiopian Yirgacheffe (featured in this episode)Written description of the Ethiopian Coffee CeremonyVideo highlights of the Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony in traditional home (pouring happens at 7:16)Short video (2:49) introducing the Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony by American visitorInformation on Ethiopian regional coffees including YirgacheffeInformation on the Yirgachefe [sic] region of EthiopiaBackground ReadingCompetency v. Mastery by John F. EbersoleThe Landscape of Competency-Based Education: Enrollments, Demographics, and Affordability“Experimental Sites” Approved by US Department of EducationCouncil for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)The Iron Triangle: College Presidents Talk about Costs, Access and QualityCracking the Credit Hour by Amy LaitinenInstitution ExamplesCBE at Western Governor’s UniversityCBE at Brandman UniversityCredit by Exam at Excelsior CollegeLike what you see? Tell the world!