Participants gather over a common goal and find solutions. Group synergy allows for new ideas to be constructed and discussed. Generally conducted in synchronous sessions so that ideas can develop; however, it can also be done asynchronously allowing for participants to consider options over time.

Appropriate Content Areas

Good for any process-oriented courses.

Goals & Objectives

Identify how the activity aligns with student learning objectives (SLOs).

It can be used to come up with a solution or ideas to start a project. The problems can be open-ended or a re-evaluation of how to use limited resources for solving a problem with an existing solution.