Driving Questions with Kathleen Fritz

Driving questions may be the most integral part of problem based learning. They initiate and focus inquiry. They motivate students and channel their activities to a useful end result.

We ask a lot of questions during the school day, but developing questions which frame a larger project or look at an issue more deeply can be a struggle. Sometime the questions are too broad and sometimes they are to limiting. Now add project based learning and the design thinking process to the mix and it can be difficult to know where to start. Develop driving questions from a design based approach provides a backdrop for asking questions about the end users' needs, what motivates the end user and what types of artifacts will help to solve the end users' problems.

Kathleen Fritz is a designer, educator and entrepreneur. Having careers ranging from

Kathleen Fritz

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Date: Thursday, September 24

Time: 7:00 PM Eastern Time/ 4:00 PM PT

community mental health advocacy to a design professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design, she has seen how project design is an essential part of our daily experience. After all, life is a project. It is her goal to leverage the potential of creative and innovative thinking: giving people the tools to understand and utilize opportunities for personal and professional development. Following her passion, she founded and is the CEO of CREATOMbuilder, Inc.: an online project design and planning platform for project-based learning and design thinking.