Design Thinking for Product Designers

This course will give you the opportunity to learn about and practice all different kinds of design. Whether you’re interested in fashion, technology, product design, architecture, or play spaces, you can build your design skills and knowledge by tackling a series of design challenges. You can even have the opportunity to share your design solutions with others.

In this course, students participate in the design process through hands-on learning. Each module covers a different aspect of design thinking and learning and as students learn about each topic, they will practice their knowledge and skills with real-world design challenges. Students learn about different kinds of design careers and they can choose the design challenges that match their interests or take a chance on exploring a design project that is new to them.

  • Creative Design
  • 3D Printing
  • Certificate
  • Foundation
  • Level
  • 9-12
SKU: SPC3P0x Category: Tag:

$99 USD

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Design Thinking for Product Designers

This course will give you the opportunity to learn about and practice all different kinds of design. Whether you’re interested in fashion, technology, product design, architecture, or play spaces, you can build your design skills and knowledge by tackling a series of design challenges. You can even have the opportunity to share your design solutions with others.

In this course, students participate in the design process through hands-on learning. Each module covers a different aspect of design thinking and learning and as students learn about each topic, they will practice their knowledge and skills with real-world design challenges. Students learn about different kinds of design careers and they can choose the design challenges that match their interests or take a chance on exploring a design project that is new to them.

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  • Creative Design
  • 3D Printing
  • Certificate
  • Foundation
  • Level
  • 9-12
SKU: SPC3P0x Category: Tag:

$99 USD

Description

This course will give you the opportunity to learn about and practice all different kinds of design. Whether you’re interested in fashion, technology, product design, architecture, or play spaces, you can build your design skills and knowledge by tackling a series of design challenges. You can even have the opportunity to share your design solutions with others.

In this course, students participate in the design process through hands-on learning. Each module covers a different aspect of design thinking and learning and as students learn about each topic, they will practice their knowledge and skills with real-world design challenges. Students learn about different kinds of design careers and they can choose the design challenges that match their interests or take a chance on exploring a design project that is new to them.

This is a Digital Media Academy self-paced learning experience, designed to build foundational knowledge and skills through hands-on, project-based activities and interactive online excercises.

By the end of this course:

Students will be able to…

  • Use design-thinking skills to generate solutions to real-world problems
  • Identify different types of design careers they might want to pursue
  • Identify design problems in their community
  • Define problems and implement solutions that reflect the needs of uses, customers, or stakeholders.

Course content

Unit 1 – Designers and Design Thinking
Lesson 1: Discover Design
Lesson 2: How do they do that?
Lesson 3: Design Thinking Workshop

Unit 2 – Design Detective
Lesson 4: What’s THe Problem?
Lesson 5: Empathy, User Perspectives, and Solutions

Unit 3 – Ideas, Ideas
Lesson 6: Reframe the Problem
Lesson 7: Problem Reframing Challenge
Lesson 8: Brainstorming

Unit 4 – Prototyping and Testing
Lesson 9: Building Prototype and Models
Lesson 10: Choose Your Design Problem
Lesson 11: Product Flops and Fails

Unit 5 – Design Your World
Lesson 12: Opportunities for Design

  • Computer or tablet with internet connection
  • App Lab account (free with code.org)
  • Paper, index cards, pens, pencils, markers

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