By Dr. Fred Mayo, CHE, CHT
The task of departmental leaders involves educating faculty members in the need for change and in the changes to be undertaken. As part of that process, it can be helpful to try out new ideas.
Last month, we reviewed the process of developing curriculum by identifying and involving the key stakeholders in the curriculum. The next task in the process of making significant curriculum change involves developing a sense of the goals for the curriculum and the overall vision for the new curriculum. However, the most difficult task can be the third step—making changes in individual courses.