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Creating wicked students : designing courses for a complex world

Creating wicked students : designing courses for a complex world

Author: Paul Hanstedt
Publisher: Sterling, Virginia : Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
In Creating Wicked Students, Paul Hanstedt argues that courses can and should be designed to present students with what are known as "wicked problems" because the skills dealing with such knotty problems are what will best prepare them for life after college. As the author puts it, "this book begins with the assumption that what we all want for our students is that they be capable of changing the world...When a  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hanstedt, Paul, 1965-
Designing courses for a complex world.
Sterling, Virginia : Stylus Publishing, LLC, [2018]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Hanstedt
ISBN: 9781620366967 1620366967 9781620366974 1620366975
OCLC Number: 1019842438
Description: x, 180 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1 Rethinking the whole student in wicked ways --
2 Setting goals for our courses --
3 Structuring wicked courses --
Intermission --
4 Creating wicked assignments --
5 Creating authoritative exams --
6 Day-to-day teaching methods --
Intermission --
7 Assessing wickedness --
Conclusion --
Appendix A: Poster project for English 322: Composition theory and practice --
Appendix B: Travel film assignment for first-year seminar on travel literature --
Appendix C: Research poster assignment for occupational therapy / Diane Parham --
Appendix D: Final exam take-home question on what matters --
Appendix E: Mini-group essay assignment for English 338: Victorian literature --
Appendix F: Group log for mini-group essays.
Responsibility: Paul Hanstedt.


This is a course design book centred on the idea that the goal in the college classroom - in all classrooms, all the time - is to develop students who are not just loaded with content, but capable of  Read more...


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