Big Problems: A Solution to Teaching Interdisciplinary Honors Courses

Saturday, November 8, 2014
Governorís Square 15 (Sheraton)
Stephanie Stockwell , James Madison University
Interdisciplinary honors courses that foster deep learning are difficult to design and implement.  One strategy for overcoming this hurdle is the use of real-world big problems to scaffold and contextualize course content.  Here I will present two cases in which major course components have been built upon big problems.