CHAPTER 7

Preparing the Curriculum to Prepare T-shaped Professionals

Gary R. Bertoline1

Abstract

The Purdue Polytechnic Institute is a bold initiative to address many of the pressing challenges facing higher education in this digital age and provide a better-prepared STEM workforce for our nation through the transformation of traditional teaching and learning practices. It is attempting to transform higher education from within by changing an entire academic college with a total of 5,000 students, 250 faculty, and 200 staff in West Lafayette and nine locations around the State of Indiana.

Keywords

curriculum, higher education, STEM education

Acknowledgments

We are guided especially by the works and research of the Association of American Colleges ...

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