Competency Model Design and Assessment: Findings and Future Directions

  title={Competency Model Design and Assessment: Findings and Future Directions},
  author={Heather Getha-Taylor and Raymond Hummert and J. Nalbandian and C. Silvia},
  journal={Journal of Public Affairs Education},
  pages={141 - 171}
Competency models offer potential for defining effective and/or superior performance and then aligning curriculum and other learning opportunities with individual development goals. However, barriers exist that prevent optimal use of competency models, including difficulty identifying competencies and assessing development appropriately. This paper presents insights based on the design and implementation of a competency model for MPA students at the University of Kansas. Goals of this multiyear… Expand
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