Curriculum development

New Programs: Computer Forensic Science, Applied Science, Physicians' Assistant

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  • Millersville University is starting a master of science in integrated scientific applications, an interdisciplinary program that combines a specialization in an applied science with pre-professional training in business, finance and accounting and organizational communication, management and leadership.
  • Onondaga Community College is starting an associat
  • New Programs: Cybersecurity, Nutrition, Genetic Counseling, Wind Energy, Sustainability

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  • Loyola University Maryland is starting a certificate program in cybersecurity.
  • Portland Community College is starting a nutritional therapy program.
  • Rutgers University is starting a certificate program (for undergraduates) in genetic counseling.
  • Antioch Opens (Again)

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    College is about to enroll 35 new students, with a revamped curriculum that builds on the one for which the institution is known.

    New Programs: Psychology and Law, Information Systems, Network Technology

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  • Cornell University is starting a joint J.D./Ph.D. in the law and developmental psychology.
  • New Programs: Nonprofit Management, Paramedics, Bioethics, Entrepreneurship

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  • Hardin-Simmons University is starting a bachelor's degree in nonprofit management.
  • Lansing Community College is starting a program to train veterans who have experience as medics to earn a paramedic certificate, and to receive some credit for what they learned in the military.
  • New Programs: Genetic Counseling, Design, Cyber Forensics, Simulation and Game Development

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    New Programs: Chemical Microscopy, Graphic Design, Sustainable Agriculture

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  • North Central College and Hooke College of Applied Sciences are jointly offering a four-year degree in chemical microscopy.
  • North Shore Community College is starting an associate degree in graphic design and integrated media.
  • University of California at Davis is st
  • Choosing the Core

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    New plan for general education at Harvard would put many of the selections in students' hands.

    One Size Doesn't Fit All

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    Student course evaluations are ubiquitous these days, whether they be at a national site like ratemyprofessors.com or sponsored by individual institutions. But Harvard University faculty members are split on whether evaluations should be mandatory.

    Both the Faculty Council and the Harvard College Curricular Review have recommended requiring course evaluations, but at a Tuesday meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, many professors expressed the need to have a deeper discussion about the utility and drawbacks of evaluations before any decisions are made.

    When It's OK to Copy

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    There are few circumstances in which it's legal to copy a DVD and screen it in its entirety to an audience without paying royalties. One of them is in the classroom.

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