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Superproblems: A New Program at Swarthmore College

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The Department of Engineering at Swarthmore began a new program in the summer of 1970 under which a team of undergraduates examines a major technological problem-complex, or "superproblem." The superproblem first undertaken is entitled Electric Power for the Future. The program started as a summer study project; it is continuing as a project with academic credit during the school year. The program to date of writing is described and evaluated. It is expected that other superproblems (e.g. transportation, housing) will be offered in future years.

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Education, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:15 ,  Issue: 1 )

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Feb. 1972

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