Innovations in Teaching Interdisciplinary Graduate Practicums
Track: Teaching and Research
Authors: Jennifer Swift, Tridib Banerjee, Annie Nguyen, Caroline Cicero, Darren Ruddell, Jennifer Ailshire
A USC faculty team from the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Sol Price School of Public Policy, Keck School of Medicine, and Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute joined forces in a groundbreaking graduate practicum to address a “Wicked Problem” facing the world’s megacities: how to achieve an optimum urban environment for lifespan health and population aging. Novel teaching enabled by Esri technologies taught students to investigate and visualize urban lifespan aging problems and solutions.