October 19, 2007
One of the Nation’s Largest Colleges Is Re-Examining Its Entire Curriculum
Miami Dade College offers about 2,000 courses in programs as disparate as drama and veterinary technology. And over the next two years, the college plans to examine every single one of those courses to determine what key skills they are—and are not—teaching students.
The massive undertaking is an answer to the increasing push from lawmakers, businesses, and college leaders themselves to ensure that students leave higher education able to communicate clearly, analyze data,