Education Reform: Public university endorses untraditional online model
Education Reform: Some UW faculty members, after political clashes with Gov. Scott Walker, remain skeptical of UW Flexible Degree
Education Reform: June 19th, 2012, By Dennis Carter, Assistant Editor, Read more by Denny Carter
About 20 percent of Wisconsin adults have some postsecondary course credit.
Students at the University of Wisconsin (UW) can earn college degrees based on proven competency in a subject, making UW the first publicly-funded school to launch a competency-based degree program.
Led by officials at UW-Extension, a continued learning program with offices located across Wisconsin, the UW Flexible Degree will let incoming students demonstrate their knowledge and cut down on the time it takes to earn a degree.
Tom McDonald, [email protected]; 608-788-5144; Skype: tsmw5752