Course Redesign Gives Students More Flexibility
Students at Empire State College design their own degree programs. They begin by taking one of several online educational planning courses, which, until recently, featured a single path through the planning process regardless of individual interests, skills, or learning style preferences. Since students often come to Empire State with many transfer credits and life experiences (the average student age is 37), this linear approach did not suit every student. The solution was to redesign the educational planning courses to provide more flexibility. "