Introduces students to Design Thinking and its problem solving methodologies. Design Thinking unpacks the skills and strategies developed by the design process to a wide range of problems and situations. These skills and strategies include a range of conceptual and communication approaches, ways to explore and reconsider the context in which we work, as well as what should or could be achieved.
- History of Design Thinking and development
- School and the Design Thinking programme
- Project based problem solving and symmetrical application
- Key issues and potential opportunities
- Entrepreneurship and its application
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Demonstrate understanding of the concepts of design thinking and their application||Cultural competence|
|2||Apply Design Thinking methods and approaches to a project-based problem, to develop new perspectives on key issues and to identify potential opportunities||Ethical practice|
|3||Develop, test and evaluate original proposals in response to project- based problems||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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