Presentation Theme

Issues and Trends in Higher Education

Presentation Type

Best Practice Presentation (45 minute presentation about a specific best practice)

Abstract

External pressures on higher education are challenging universities to focus on preparing graduates with more broadly designed curricula that contain translatable skills and include interdisciplinary knowledge. In this presentation, the process of identifying and creating new academic programs based on unique student goals and contemporary employment needs will be discussed.

Keywords

Interdisciplinary; Collaborative teaching; Curricular flexibility; Retention enhancement; Transferable learning skills

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Building Bridges to Enhance Degree and Career Opportunities

External pressures on higher education are challenging universities to focus on preparing graduates with more broadly designed curricula that contain translatable skills and include interdisciplinary knowledge. In this presentation, the process of identifying and creating new academic programs based on unique student goals and contemporary employment needs will be discussed.