Learn user- and problem-centered approaches to improving teaching and learning.
This 12-credit hour graduate certificate will prepare you to design and enact continuous improvement processes in your organization. The program curriculum emphasizes the identification of meaningful problems of practice, development of Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) cycles, selection of practical measures, and practices related to data-informed decision-making.
Drawing on improvement models found in business, healthcare, and manufacturing, Improvement Science tests ideas that educators produce in response to locally identified problems. Instead of a traditional pilot program, improvement science helps change ideas spread faster and more effectively with reduced variation.