Comparative Analysis of Challenge-Based Learning Experiences
Paper i proceeding, 2015

A challenge-based learning experience is a learning experience where the learning takes places through the identification, analysis and design of a solution to a sociotechnical problem. It is typically multidisciplinary, takes place in an international context and aims to find a solution, which is environmentally, socially and economically sustainable. Challenge-based learning has become a buzzword in the last decade, following the US National Academy of Engineering creation of a list of “grand challenges” for engineering for the 21th century. Since then, many universities have introduced challenge-based learning in their educational offerings. However, there has so far been little overview or comparison of possible implementation of challenge-based learning experiences. This paper aims to address this gap by reviewing and comparing four selected challenge-based learning experiences. We identify commonalities and unique traits amongst them and identify avenues for future development in this area.

Challenge-based learning

Social Responsibility

Sustainability

CDIO

Författare

Johan Malmqvist

Chalmers, Produkt- och produktionsutveckling, Produktutveckling

Kamilla Kohn Rådberg

Chalmers, Teknikens ekonomi och organisation

Ulrika Lundqvist

Chalmers, Energi och miljö, Fysisk resursteori

Proceedings of the 11th International CDIO Conference, Chengdu, China

Ämneskategorier

Maskinteknik

Drivkrafter

Hållbar utveckling

Styrkeområden

Transport

Produktion

Energi

Lärande och undervisning

Pedagogiskt arbete