Share Paper: Motivating students and teachers in Sustainability through a Design Village

  1. Pushpa Ramakrishna, National Science Foundation, United States
  2. Ashish Amresh, Embry Riddle Aeronautical Univeristy Prescott, United States
  3. Mary Cavanagh, Arizona State University, United States
  4. Carole Greenes, Arizona State University, United States
Tuesday, June 26 6:00 PM-7:00 PM Koepelzaal

Abstract: the project amp sustainability design village focuses on capitalizing on the participant's interest in the development of software apps and games as a learning tool to comprehend the complex issues of sustainability and environmental issues facing our world today problem based learning was used as a pedagogical tool where each participant team was assigned a specific complex problem such as loss of biodiversity air pollution renewable energy and carbon footprint the participant teams worked together for the next 18 months on the assigned topic based on one of the sustainable development goal by identifying relevant knowledge and formulating question to ...