A Responsive Higher Education Curriculum: Change and Disruptive Innovation [chapter]

Maureen Snow Andrade
2018 Innovations in Higher Education - Cases on Transforming and Advancing Practice [Working Title]  
This case illustrates how a large, regional university redesigned its program review, curriculum proposal, and curriculum approval processes to maintain currency and viability and meet regional educational needs. The chapter analyzes the problem, process, and outcomes of the changes, and discusses implications for broader contexts. It introduces the concept of disruptive innovation, discusses innovation and change within higher education, provides context for the institution highlighted in the
more » ... highlighted in the case study, and outlines the initiatives. It then reviews the innovations from a change process model perspective and considers the implications of the case analysis. The chapter concludes with thoughts on the extent of change needed in higher education to keep pace with a continually-evolving global environment.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.80443 fatcat:o2ezthacefeufe4etcwhzrmr7q