No Textbooks, No Tests: The Hardest Class

Student interest is migrating towards large-scale “wicked” problems in our world, such as climate change, income inequality, the opioid epidemic, and human trafficking. These wicked problems rarely rely on a single discipline for their solution; however, our educational system is locked into the single discipline approach. We’ll share our approach to curating problems, building transdisciplinary courses around those problems, creating faculty teams, problem sponsors, and opportunities for students.

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