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The end of the credit hour in Inside Higher Ed

Earlier this fall, WW President Arthur Levine wrote in Inside Higher Ed that it is time for education institutions to move beyond the credit hour, or Carnegie Unit, as a way to judge competencies:

[S]tates need to move consciously and systematically to the information economy’s emerging and increasingly dominant model of education, which will prevail in the future. The Carnegie Unit will pass into history.

Read the full essay here.


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