Problem-Based Courses

Can a student in a Problem-Based course change their team if they do not like their group?
No. A benefit of the problem-based learning approach is that students learn to work with a range of people much as they would in higher education and the wo...
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 11:32 AM
Can a student get academic credit from school for a Problem-Based course?
No. Problem-Based courses are not for credit. However, the final project may be something the student chooses to share with their school as a demonstration ...
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 11:35 AM
How are CTY’s LIVE and Problem-Based courses different from each other?
LIVE classes have nine total synchronous class sessions. During the summer sessions, classes meet three times a week for three weeks. During all other sessi...
Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 9:31 AM
How do I enroll my child in a CTY online Problem-Based course?
Applications for the fall 2021 online problem-based courses will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning July 19, 2021. Applicants will need to choose LIVE...
Mon, Jul 12, 2021 at 10:08 AM
How frequently do online Problem-Based courses meet?
Online problem-based courses are 13 weeks long (though they do not meet Thanksgiving week) and meet once per week for two hours each time. Students have one...
Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 4:44 PM
How would my child benefit from taking a CTY Problem-Based course?
Problem-based learning is a curiosity-driven endeavor that follows a student-driven path. Student benefits include:  Learning to collaborate successfully ...
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 11:40 AM
What are CTY problem-based courses and how are they different from other CTY online courses?
Problem-Based courses are CTY’s most collaborative online courses. Students have one hour of synchronous meetings with the instructor on Mondays, Wednesday,...
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 11:41 AM
What happens if a student cannot put as much time into their problem-based project as someone else on their team or vice versa?
This is part of the learning process for students enrolling in the course. Learning how to function as an effective, efficient member of a project team invo...
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 11:42 AM
What happens if a student misses a synchronous class session of a problem-based course?
Problem-based learning course synchronous sessions are not taped. Students are able to contact their group members to find out what they have missed during ...
Mon, Feb 1, 2021 at 11:43 AM
Who can enroll in CTY’s online problem-based courses?
Online problem-based courses are open to CTY-qualified students. Fall 2021 Problem-Based courses are open to qualified students in grades 7-12 only and stud...
Mon, Jul 12, 2021 at 10:09 AM