Modularization: Breaking the currency of higher education


Aug 19, 2014

Michelle R. Weise discusses how online competency-based education programs are best poised to offer modularized curricula that can be tailored to different industries. Modularization of learning via competencies as opposed to courses enable these online providers to meet the demands of employers in ways that traditional colleges and universities cannot. Weise and Clayton M. Christensen underscore the upside of modularization in their latest mini-book, Hire Education: Mastery, Modularization, and the Workforce Revolution.

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Michelle is the executive director of Sandbox ColLABorative, the R&D lab of strategy and innovation at Southern New Hampshire University. Michelle’s work in fostering innovation is an extension of her prior work as the senior research fellow in higher education at the Christensen Institute.