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Feb
22

Practices of CBTE: Affordable Programs

We have been exploring some of the principles of competency-based theological education. Let’s continue our conversation by describing the six organizational practices that create fertile soil for CBTE. Taken together, these principles and practices are intended to create a platform on which a vast array of discipleship journeys can be built.

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Feb
15

Principles of CBTE: Holistic Assessment

At the close of last week’s post, I wrote, “How then, one may ask, does the seminary ensure students develop and display mastery of each outcome with the level of specificity needed for a particular context?” It is a question I am commonly asked. Sometimes people are not always pleased with my answer because I usually respond with the question.

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Feb
07

Principles of CBTE: Integrated Outcomes

Let’s look another CBTE principle that undergirds Kairos. We have reviewed collaborative mission, mentored teamwork , contextualized discipleship, and customized mastery. Our focus today is integrated outcomes. We contend that competency-based theological education has the potential to call us back to a form of education that values relationships.

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