Teaching Design Thinking to Solve Real World Problems

July 31, 2018

Teaching Design Thinking to Solve Real World Problems

Forget traditional lecture halls and classes filled with students from the same program.Appalachian State University is doing something different. The university offers a course calledAppLab where students from different programs across campus are put into multidisciplinary teams and challenged to work on real world problems. This class uses research, ideation anddesign thinking to solve issues for local nonprofits and organizations.

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