Creighton University in Omaha piloted an interesting competition for their business school students. Professors asked students to design and develop a mobile app using a development platform called ApplicationCraft. 12 different teams of students worked to develop a functional, useful, consumer-friendly app that they may or may not choose to launch following the competition.
The project helped students experience real-world application of skills learned throughout the semester. The competition ignited enthusiasm for the business course and helped students to think creatively. It sounds as if students learned valuable information, challenged themselves, and worked well collaboratively.
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