Integrative E-learning course: Bringing together business, engineering, and Autism Spectrum Disorder Students

Texas Tech University, $18,000

This grant will support a new project-based course for engineering and business students, in partnership with the Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research. The course will focus on technology innovations for and by people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Each team will be faculty-mentored in the area of design and business strategy, and the Burkhart Center will provide potential customer data (e.g., children, families) for market research during the technology development and market feedback portions of the course.