"Offering nation’s first competency-based MS in Early Childhood Studies program using direct assessment model
Walden University is introducing Tempo Learning, a self-paced educational experience for students who want to earn their degree on their terms." inform eCampus News.
The initial program offered through Tempo Learning is the new competency-based MS in Early Childhood Studies with a specialization in Administration, Management and Leadership.
University representatives say it is the nation’s first online competency-based master’s program in early childhood using a direct assessment model. The program is approved by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Through Tempo Learning at Walden, students can progress at their own pace by applying their existing knowledge and prior experience while focusing on the skills they need to meet the demands of the workforce. Tempo Learning is composed of competencies and rigorous assessments that have been designed by faculty and validated by employers—creating a direct link between education and the workplace.
“For 45 years, Walden has been committed to effecting positive social change and enabling working professionals to continue their employment while they earn their degree,” said Jonathan A. Kaplan, interim president of Walden. “By offering Tempo Learning, we are providing our students with the opportunity to accelerate their application of skills and knowledge to help their organizations and communities thrive.”
Source: eCampus News