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NYAS Webinar: The Benefits of Challenge-based Learning

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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The Academy’s Global STEM Alliance (GSA) has developed and refined an approach to online challenge-based learning, in which students work collaboratively to design solutions to real-world problems with support from STEM professionals who serve as mentors. Challenge-based learning offers many educational benefits, including increased student engagement, skills development, and content mastery. In this event, GSA students and mentors will share their experiences of challenge-based learning, and educators will consider implications for classroom practice.


During this webinar, you will hear from a panel of students, teachers, and mentors on the following topics:
  • What are the benefits of challenge-based learning?
  • How might challenge-based learning address issues of equity in STEM?
  • What are some best practices in challenge-based learning?
  • How might educators use challenge-based learning in their classrooms?
 

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Details

Date:
January 25
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Topic
Careers - Academic
Focus Area
Build Your Skills
Transferable Skills
Teaching & Mentoring
Unit
Graduate School
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Venue

Zoom