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A “Zombie” Reform: Outcome Based Education (OBE) in Medical Education and K-12 Schools

11 Jan

Outcome Based Education (OBE) rolled through U.S. public schools in the 1980s and 1990s. Yes, OBE (a.k.a “mastery learning,” “competency-based education”) is still around (see here). But the drum-beating policy talk and promises of turning around “failing” U.S. schools, well, those claims have evaporated for K-12 schools.  Except for university medical education. Thus, a “zombie”…

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Posted by on January 11, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

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