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Challenge based education: an approach to innovation through multidisciplinary teams of students using Design Thinking

Charosky, G.; Leveratto, L.; Hassi, L.; Papageorgiou, K.; Ramos, J.; Bragos, R.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
XIII Congreso de Tecnología, Aprendizaje y Enseñanza de la Electrónica
Date of publication
Presentation's date
Book of congress proceedings
2018 Technologies Applied to Electronics Teaching (TAEE): proceedings: Universidad de La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain: June 20, 21 and 22
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https://doi.org/10.1109/TAEE.2018.8476051 Open in new window
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8476051 Open in new window
This work aims to describe and discuss the benefits and learning outcomes detected along four iterations of a learning experience carried out by three institutions: ESADE Business School, IED Istituto Europeo di Design and the Telecom Engineering School of UPC, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Mixed teams of students from the three institutions face open innovation challenges with societal interest through Design Thinking. This study is focused on the learning outcomes of engineering stude...
Challenge based education, Design thinking, E-learning, Engineering education, Engineering schools, Innovation, Knowledge management, Knowledge transfer, Learning experiences, Learning outcome, Low-cost sensors, Multi-disciplinary teams, Multidisciplinary teams, Project-based course, Students, Teaching, Water wells
Group of research
BCN SEER - Barcelona Science and Engineering Education Research Group
CREB - Biomedical Engineering Research Centre
GCEM - Electromagnetic Compatibility Group


  • Charosky, Guido  (author and speaker )
  • Leveratto, Luciana  (author and speaker )
  • Hassi, Lotta  (author and speaker )
  • Papageorgiou, K.  (author and speaker )
  • Ramos Castro, Juan Jose  (author and speaker )
  • Bragos Bardia, Ramon  (author and speaker )