Lecture 01 (Tuesday, Jan 23): Design Thinking, Needfinding and Course Logistics
A brief overview of Design Thinking followed by an introduction to one of the most fundamental design skills: needfinding, or the ability to discover valuable problems.
This lecture is relevant to Assignment 1 and it covers key techniques for Assignments 2 and 7.
Required readings: none
- Design Thinking by Tim Brown
- Ch 3: Principles of Contextual Inquiry from Contextual Design by Beyer and Holtzblatt