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Presentation of a workshop on a different look to Competence Development. It shows an easy way to go into Competence Based Learning.

Presentation of a workshop on a different look to Competence Development. It shows an easy way to go into Competence Based Learning.

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  • 1. Go beyond Knowledge … Apply Successful! A philosophy of Competence Based Learning Ing. M.H.M. Hammer M.Sc.
  • 2. Index
    • The need of change / innovation (Why competence Based Learning?)
    • The advantage (Positive arguments)
    • The effects (How does it look like?)
    • How to get there? (Steps to create a competence Based Learning curricula)
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  • 4. Saxion Universities of Applied Sciences
    • Comprehensive university, predominantly undergraduate level
    • Focus on profession-oriented education through teaching & undergraduate research
    • Professional Masters’ programmes in key fields
    • Regional focus for most programmes, national profile in key fields
    • Quality education under public scrutiny and accreditation
    • Public funding
    • History dates back to 1875
    • 20,000 students, 1,700 faculty and staff
    • 13 Schools, 5 expertise centres
  • 5. An international community
    • >1,000 international students, from all over the world.
    • 55 nationalities represented at our university.
    Afghanistan Algeria Angola Argentina Brazil Cameroon China Colombia Congo El Salvador Ethopia Germany Ghana Hungary India Indonesia Iran Finland Japan Mexico Netherlands Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Rwanda Vietnam
  • 6. School of Business Engineering and Entrepreneurship Master degree programs Associate degree program Bachelor degree programs Small Business & Retail Management 2 year program (Dutch only) International Supply Chain Management (ISCM) 2,5 year program (German/English) International Entrepreneurship in Technology (Ment:IE) 1,5 year program (English) Small Business & Retail Management 4 year program (Dutch) 1 year post graduate program (English) Business Engineering 4 year program (Dutch only) Construction management 4 year program (Dutch only) Management for Engineers 1 year post graduate program (Dutch only)
  • 7. Small Business & Retail Management
    • For the last 10 years chosen as the best Entrepreneurship program in the country.
  • 8. Small Business & Retail Management
    • Winner of Dutch Wijnand Wijnen education award for most innovative university program concept.
  • 9. Small Business & Retail Management
    • Winner of several innovation awards for student companies
  • 10. The need of change
    • Dublin Descriptors
      • Explicit addressed:
        • Application of knowledge
        • Interaction with the society
    • Disqualification of the Taxonomy of Bloom
      • (L.W. Anderson, et al, 2001)
    • Feedback from the industry
  • 11. Perception from industry
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    Item Figure Perception Data Knowledge Information Competent Behaviour Sense Innovative
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    Source: N. Vloon, 2002 Can successful apply Successful application resulting in competitive advantage. O.K. Not O.K.
  • 12. Knowledge / Application ? Can Know Weight in the curricula
  • 13. Example See possibilities Tackle opportunities Know where to find it. Successful application
  • 14. The effects
    • Young people:
    • Grow up
    • Finish physical development
    • Start intellectual development
    • Leading role / function in society
  • 15. The Competent Egg Source: N. Vloon, 2002 Knowledge Application Behaviour Talent Structure Context
  • 16. Difference in development
    • Falcon
    Source: N. Vloon, 2002 Goose Goose
  • 17. (How to) get there? (!)
    • Determine Critical Professional Situations (CPS).
      • Do research in the professional context; industry, society; local stakeholders
      • National validation of those CPS.
  • 18. (How to) get there? (!)
    • Transform the CPS into behavioural criteria.
      • Use verbs.
      • Get in mind a wide range of context.
      • Use the SMART-criteria.
      • National, regional and/or local validation of those behavioural criteria.
  • 19. (How to) get there? (!)
    • Determine competences
      • Group the behavioural criteria in a logical way.
      • Take the Dublin descriptors into account.
      • National validation of the Competences.
  • 20. (How to) get there? (!)
    • Determine the assessments
      • Take the CPS for starting.
      • Determine the several levels for the assessments (e.g. propaedeutic phase or post-propaedeutic phase).
      • Use the behavioural criteria as evaluation points.
      • National, regional and/or local validation of the assessments
  • 21. Placed in a Model Assessment form Assessment Settings / Context Assessment Criteria / Evaluation Points
    • Assessments
  • 22. Thank You for your Attention