Tag Archives: Curriculum

How to Revamp a Curriculum Quickly — but Not Too Quickly – The Chronicle of Higher Education

A final consideration led decision-makers to table the idea of launching a major. The interdisciplinary nature of the field and the speed at which it’s developing make it hard to set parameters on what content a bachelor’s degree should include.A curricular expert in the discipline used a metaphor to describe the process: It is, she said, like “trying to sink a stake into quicksand.”

Source: How to Revamp a Curriculum Quickly — but Not Too Quickly – The Chronicle of Higher Education

College of Arts & Sciences to Pilot Groundbreaking Curriculum Changes | UVA Today

[a tip o’ the hat to Steve Engel]

College faculty members voted with an 83 percent majority to test the first comprehensive revamp of the school’s curriculum in more than four decades. The pilot program will begin with a subset of students entering UVA in the fall of 2017.

Source: College of Arts & Sciences to Pilot Groundbreaking Curriculum Changes | UVA Today