Education Tuning Shows What Students Learned

Sure, many students take Psych 101, but do they all actually know the same things?

A new approach at some universities, known as education tuning, will require that degrees reflect a defined set of skills, rather than a list of the courses a student took.


Phyllis Safman, assistant commissioner for academic affairs for the Utah System of Higher Education

Gary Rhoades, general secretary for the American Association of University Professors, and professor of higher education at the University of Arizona



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