Erin Hugus is Prestigious Sessions Speaker at IN4OBE Global Virtual Summit 2022
Erin Hugus is a senior instructional designer for Western Governors University. She works with university stakeholders and subject-matter experts in the design and development of competency-based course learning experiences. She has over 26 years of experience working in education. She has a master’s degree in organizational management and is a doctoral candidate at Northern Arizona University studying the design of online learning experiences that promote the development of soft skills.
Erin grew in her knowledge and experience of outcome-based education (OBE) while designing a new degree program with her team in the Center for Competency-Based Education (CBE) at the University of Phoenix. Since then, she has applied OBE principles to all design decisions, keeping a focus on the alignment between course design and assessment. She has presented about OBE, CBE, assessment, and skills-based design at national conferences. She has co-authored articles with Journal of Competency-Based Education.