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Challenges as part of Higher Education (OpenIDEO for Learning) Update: OpenIDEO Vienna Chapter - Higher Ed Idea Generation Jam

Students work on problems from the community in cross-disciplinary teams.

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This idea was co-created at the OpenIDEO Vienna Chapter Ideation Jam
(https://www.facebook.com/events/1161658407214874/)


Instead of choosing just a major, students choose in addition problems from the local community they wish to work on. Problems would come from the community and organisations in the community. Defining the specific problem would be part of the process.

Students work across disciplines and tackle problems with the community in a collaborative way. Problem Solving would be part of of the curriculum. Students receive money to implement solutions to the problem.

Who is your idea designed for and how does it reimagine higher education to support the needs of tomorrow?

Generally all students

This idea emerged from:

  • An OpenIDEO outpost or chapter

What skills, input or guidance from the OpenIDEO community would be most helpful in building out or refining your idea?

This idea is generally vague at the moment. It would be great to flesh out some more details to this concept.

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