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Design Thinking for Creativity & Innovation is a Course

Design Thinking for Creativity & Innovation

Ended Jun 30, 2022
1 credit

Full course description


Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that focuses on empathy and experimentation.  Developed for the business world, design thinking has seamlessly become an educational model that develops skills in students and other learners while they learn content in the context of real-world issues. This course will introduce you to design thinking and assist you in using the strategy in your own classroom or with colleagues at your school or work site.

Course Proficiencies

You will provide evidence of your understanding of the systematic approach to problem-solving, what it means to develop empathy, experiment, challenge assumptions, and share your work.  You will plan an opportunity for your students or colleagues to use the design thinking process and share a reflection on their progress.