|Instructor:||Gabrielle Marquette Lumbra & Jennie Lund|
|Credits:||3 graduate credits|
Course payment of $975 by check or purchase order, payable to Castleton University, is due at the time of registration. A purchase order number can be entered into the online registration form and the purchase order can be uploaded to the registration form. If paying by check, please mail the check to Financial & Registration Services, Castleton University, 62 Alumni Drive, Castleton, VT 05753. To help us ensure that your payment is applied to the correct course, PLEASE WRITE “CFS” IN THE CHECK MEMO LINE. Thank you.
With Vermont’s adoption of Act 77 and Vermont students being required to demonstrate proficiency in a variety of areas, it is crucial that Vermont educators understand, implement, and innovate within the world of proficiency-based learning. Proficiency-based learning elicits enhanced learning, critical thinking, and lessens the achievement/opportunity gap because equity and quality education are the core goals in this system. This course is designed to help teachers understand the proficiency-based learning philosophy, apply the proficiency-based framework, and create enriching experiences for today’s learners.
To build an understanding of the philosophy surrounding proficiency-based learning
To apply the proficiency-based learning framework within your own context
Use proficiency-based learning practices to create enriching experiences for today’s learners
Costs for required readings, if any, are not included in the course cost.
Gobble, T. (2017). Pathways to proficiency: Implementing evidence-based grading. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.
Gabrielle Marquette Lumbra