The open framework and group work format for Challenge Based Learning make it important to create some structure for the participants. One way to do this is to make sure that the students understand the potential roles they can play in the process. This list is not meant to be prescriptive or definitive as the type of roles needed will depend on the nature of the challenge and the personalities and skills of your students. Students can, and probably should, have the opportunity to assume multiple roles during the process. Also, more than one student may be assigned the same role; for example, there may be more than one Research Librarian. Students will learn from each other throughout the process, allowing them to gain new skills in areas in which they may not have prior experience.
Audience: Teachers and Students