Explaining Design Thinking

A brief introduction to design thinking, some definitions, and applications.


In this course, students will learn about design thinking, broadly defined as a human-centered approach to creating solutions.

This brief introduction will review research and applications for design thinking and leads into a scenario-based group activity.

Duration: Up to (2) 40 minute sessions

Difficulty Level: Beginner

Learning Goals

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define and discuss design thinking and associated processes
  • Think about and articulate how design thinking might relate across disciplines
  • Review and understand what different areas of research have to say about design thinking

Your Instructor

Eden Hennessey
Eden Hennessey

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
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