Flip Problem Solving

The idea for the FLIP learning is to review this page prior to either the classroom or on-line discussion to prepare yourself.

Problem solving:



Critical Thinking

Creative Thinking

Process:  Iterate

Assessment & Reflection  How we can build from different ideas  

Brain Writing

Shaping: Mundane, Innovative, Magical

Safety Concerns

Decision making: Musts/ Wants


Problems as Opportunities

Description of training: Teamwork to develop a few solutions to the problem using the problem solving process  


Basic Outline

Questions (Items to be Studied)  
Topics to Review for this section




 Process: Iteration
Brain Writing & Brain Storming
Decision Making ... Using the Requirements for the solution
Support System


Study Guide


Pre-view items that will be studied ( Like a physical warm up)

Get prepared for learning

  1. Identify
  2. Clarify
  3. Summarize ( In your words)
Self-Test .. Use levels of Bloom Taxonomy
Examine for this section
Prepare for success  (Review examine and learn from mistakes )




Team Video Problem-solving  Videos


Everybody can benefit from having good problem solving skills as we all encounter problems on a daily basis; some of these problems are obviously more severe or complex than others.



Assessing your results ... Good overview of problem solving 
3.13 min. Problem Framing in Design Thinking | UC Berkeley Executive Education
3.5 min  7 Step Problem Solving
5.5 min  How to Solve a Problem in Four Steps
2.3 min The Simplex Problem-Solving Process: A Technique for Solving Complex Problems

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Last Updated 1/18/2021