Problem Based Learning (PBL) Fractious Problem Case Assignments

These problems were designed to be "fractious"-novel, complex, ethically fraught, unavoidably public, and unavoidably divisive problems in science and technology policy. Students were asked to apply six fractious problem solving skills in analyzing and devising policy resolutions for the problems and to apply PBL skills in doing so.

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Cite this page: "Problem Based Learning (PBL) Fractious Problem Case Assignments" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 4/9/2013 OEC Accessed: Thursday, April 26, 2018 <>