Big Problems: A Solution to Teaching Interdisciplinary Honors Courses
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Governorís Square 15 (Sheraton)
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.