Lessons Learnt from Educating University Students through a Trans-Disciplinary Project for Sustainable Sanitation Using a Systems Approach and Problem-Based Learning

@article{Gray2014LessonsLF,
  title={Lessons Learnt from Educating University Students through a Trans-Disciplinary Project for Sustainable Sanitation Using a Systems Approach and Problem-Based Learning},
  author={Janice Gray and Jennifer Williams and Prasanthi Hagare and Abby Mellick Lopes and Shankar Sankaran},
  journal={Systems},
  year={2014},
  volume={2},
  pages={243-272}
}
This article discusses how a Systems Thinking (ST) approach to student learning, employing Problem-Based Learning (PBL) interventions, at several different universities in Sydney, Australia was incorporated into a broader trans-disciplinary research project, the aim of which was to examine how urine diversion in an urban, institutional setting might form the basis of phosphorus collection—phosphorus being a non-renewable resource used in agricultural fertilizers. The article explores how the ST… CONTINUE READING

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