Academic transformation enables a new paradigm for teaching and learning. Innovation through the use of technology enables student outcomes to be achieved through active learning regardless of the mode of delivery. To address these challenges, USM, and other institutions nationwide, have adopted techniques to redesign courses based on principles established and validated by the National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT – www.thencat.org).
More than 200 courses nationwide have been redesigned under the NCAT approach. Studies indicate:
For individual case studies featuring a wide range of academic disciplines, visit http://thencat.org/RedesignAlliance/C2R/C2R_ProjDiscipline.html