Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Jul 27, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AEM 3000 - Grand Challenges Pre-Project Immersion

Fall, Spring. 1.5 credits. S/U grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: AEM 2000  or AEM 2555  or AEM 2805  or AEM 2810  or permission of instructor. Permission of department required. Enrollment limited to: Dyson students.

A. Newman.

Part of the Grand Challenges program, the Pre-Project Immersion prepares students to work with a team during their senior year to solve a societal problem. The Immersion is an intensive learning experience with reinforcements throughout the semester. Students will build skills in working as part of a team, presenting to a client, reflecting on their experience, and demonstrating cultural humility.

Outcome 1: Work collaboratively with a team to practice managing a project.

Outcome 2: Use design thinking strategies to understand a problem and navigate uncertainty and complexity.

Outcome 3: Practice consulting skills, such as listening and engaging with community partners.

Outcome 4: Develop a communication strategy and demonstrate clear writing and effective presentation skills.

Outcome 5: Reflect on your views and experiences to improve self-awareness.

Outcome 6: Identify personal biases and understand how reframing and cultural humility may improve team and community outcomes.

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