Core Curriculum Improves Academic Rigor, Identity, and Retention
Concordia University Irvine recently adopted a core curriculum as a way to increase academic rigor, strengthen the university’s identity, and improve student retention. In May, the university graduated its first students to experience the core. In an interview with Academic Leader, Scott Ashmon, director of the core curriculum, explained the core’s design, implementation, and outcomes.
- Managing Student Complaints
- Online Education Growth Rate Slows
- Crowdsourcing New Academic Programs
- Core Curriculum Improves Academic Rigor, Identity, and Retention
- Transition to Administration: From Autonomy to Hierarchy
- Mindful Academic Leadership