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IIT Global Leaders Research
IIT Global Leaders Research

39 learners earned this badge

The earner of the Research badge has conducted in-depth research on a social issue that impacts their community (i.e. youth violence, access to education, sustainability). This research is the first stage of a year-long 'Community Innovation Project', in which teams of 6-8 students (all Juniors in high school) work together to identify a social issue in their community that they are passionate about and develop and implement a solution.

Issuer:

Illinois Institute of Technology
http://web.iit.edu

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Badge Type: skill

Expected Duration: 2

Critera

  1. [required] The learner had to conduct in-depth academic research on the community issue they are addressing
  2. [required] The learner had to interview stakeholders and community members about their issue; assessing the strengths and opportunities for growth
  3. [required] The learner had to complete a Project Proposal that outlines their intended solution and action plan for implementation
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