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Would it be possible to see a copy of your matrix?

Judith Wintonyk

Bev Krieger wrote:

> Several years ago we developed a competency matrix for all the
> competencies involved in English including reading, writing, oral
> communication, critical thinking, focused viewing, etc.  We found that it
> was useful for assessing students as well as evaluating our instructional
> practices.  We also found it useful for evaluating currciculum materials
> and whether or not or how well they were addressing our competencies.  It
> was quite a detailed undertaking, but we feel that the results were worth
> it.
>
> Bev Krieger
>
> On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, Richard Damashek wrote:
>
> > Is anyone running a competency-based developmental education program? If so,
> > what competencies do you include in the program and how do you measure them?
> > Further, what is the means you use to help students achieve those
> > competencies?
> >
> > At Calumet College of St. Joseph, the Curriculum and Assessment Committee has
> > established a subcommittee to investigate how to deliver a competency-based
> > developmental studies program. The effort will begin with defining the
> > competencies we wish students to exhibit before they enroll in regular
> > college courses. The next step will be to determine how to measure those
> > competencies, and finally, how to help students achieve them.
> >
> > These competencies include writing, reading, math, study skills, time
> > management, computer, memory, note-taking, test-taking, and thinking.
> >
> > I would appreciate advice or learning about develop such a program.
> >
> > Richard Damashek
> > Director of Academic Support
> >
>
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