Learn by Doing

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Students in the B.S. in Innovation, Technology, and Design learn by doing.

In the Classroom

  • Active learning: Students are actively engaged in tasks throughout class time.
  • Project based learning: students apply the skills they are learning to real world problems.
  • Scaffolding: Skills taught in one course are reinforced in other courses, and scaffolded over time.
  • Feedback: Students receive low stakes assessments on their work, supporting growth over time.

Outside the Classroom

  • Urban immersion: Carefully curated events off campus allow students to engage with the rich urban fabric in Miami.
  • Classroom integration: Extracurricular events are tightly integrated with academic skills students are acquiring.

Real World Industry Experience

  • Engagement with Miami’s most innovative companies and civic organizations.
  • 8 Design Challenges in the brand new Innovation Lab, solving problems provided by the cutting edge organizations.
  • Credit-bearing internships and meaningful work experience integrated with your course of study.