Design Thinking

DESMA X 481.55

This course will introduce the concepts of design thinking and help you strengthen your insights, thinking skills, and ability to innovate as a designer.

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Winter
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $759.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Prototyping and testing, interviewing for empathy, and persona mapping
  • Launch innovative design solutions across the spectrum of media
  • Complete a series of hands-on exercises and learn by doing
  • How to see solutions that would otherwise be invisible

About this course:

Design thinking is one of the most effective ways to strengthen your insights, thinking skills, and ability to innovate as a designer. Informed by Stanford's d.school, this multi-disciplinary process strengthens familiar skills that are often undervalued. You learn to launch successful and innovative design solutions across the spectrum of media, including web, print, and packaging. Class topics include prototyping and testing, rapid iteration, radical collaboration, empathetic observation, interviewing for empathy, persona mapping, assuming a beginner's mindset, introduction of complex problems, and testing and observation. Weekly assignments encourage you to learn by doing, and take you through a series of hands-on exercises. The goal of design thinking is not simply to innovate but also to create innovators. By the end of the class, you will see solutions that would otherwise be invisible, which become what we call "innovation."

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Chuck Griffith
377600
Fee:
$759.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 12, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Tue Jan 5, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Jan 12, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Jan 19, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Jan 26, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Tue Feb 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Feb 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Feb 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Feb 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Mar 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Mar 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Mar 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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