How to Organize a Real Life Problem-Based Learning Project in a Business Class Using Strength Assessment to Determine Team Assignment
Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 11(1), 45-55, 2011
11 Pages Posted: 3 Oct 2012 Last revised: 26 Oct 2012
Date Written: October 1, 2011
This paper discusses the benefits and challenges of using real world projects as a learning experience in college classes. Specific strategies and tips are shared for maximizing the likelihood of success of the project for both students and the client firm. Particular emphasis is placed on using strength assessments to assign student roles in the project.
Keywords: class projects, group projects, strengths, Clifton StrengthsFinder, StrengthsQuest
JEL Classification: A22, M00
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