4 01, 2018

2 Principles to Consider when Developing a Degree Program

By | 2018-01-26T21:45:53+00:00 January 4th, 2018|content development, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Planning, education|0 Comments

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. To give students an education they can be proud of—and one that will help them thrive in the career of their choice—higher education institutions have a responsibility to stay current and marketable. One way the academy can accomplish this feat is to offer new degree programs that help them expand their reach and demonstrate their relevance in an already saturated educational market. While program development can be an exciting adventure, it can also be overwhelming and a somewhat daunting and arduous undertaking. Whether an academic institution seeks to introduce a new discipline or make significant changes to an existing discipline, there are some key principles to keep in mind in the development of a degree program. To ensure success of the new program, things such as program viability, fit within an existing program, available resources, administrative support, financial stability, clear academic vision and mission, and [...]

7 11, 2016

4 Strategies for Incorporating Choice Into the Learning Process

By | 2018-05-22T21:11:01+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Choice, Curriculum Planning, Interactive Learning, lesson planning|0 Comments

Incorporate these 4 strategies of choice for students into the learning process.