3.00 credits

(4,0,0) hrs

15 wks

This course examines how design thinking is used to identify new solutions to diverse problems. Using a case study approach, students explore ways that design thinking has been successfully used around the world, and how cultural differences can influence design. The emerging field of design research is explored, including the value of evidence-based design; how ethnographic research can uncover audience values; and how these values can be integrated into the language of design.

Prerequisites

50 IDES/DSGN credits

Course Outlines