FlexPace: Competency-based Business Certificate Program
Riverland Community College
Mastery-based education is tailored to the needs of the underemployed adult workforce. Riverland Community College identified a need in their surrounding communities for a business certificate program that was online, flexible, and did not carry the restrictions of the traditional seat-time model. Enter FlexPace – a mastery-based program that allows learners to learn at their own pace. In FlexPace, learners who master concepts on the first attempt continue on. Those who don’t receive supplemental help to achieve mastery, and then they, too, move to the next concept.
Type of Grant Received through Minnesota State Innovation FundingLarge Seed Grant - $25,000
- Stories of Innovation: FlexPace – Let’s Try Something Different – ASA Newsletter
- Riverland is providing working adults with flexible and personalized education options – Riverland Community College
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- Some colleges see online programs as a way to stay afloat – Education Dive