Design thinking
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  • 2011-12-22T09:00:00.000Z
  • 2011-12-22T16:09:00.000Z
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  • 2016-03-29T13:25:00.000Z
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Title Design thinking
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  • Are you ever frustrated with something that you thought you could design better? This free course, Design thinking, will show you how to structure your natural creativity to come up with solutions to all kinds of problems, and have fun in the process too! <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology/design-and-innovation/design/design-thinking/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 22 Dec 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology/design-and-innovation/design/design-thinking/content-section-0">Design thinking</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
  • <p>Are you ever frustrated with something that you thought you could design better? Perhaps something at work, or in your local community? Design thinking can structure your natural creativity to come up with solutions to all kinds of problems, and have fun during the process too!</p><p>In this unit, you will find a mix of inspirational readings, &#x2018;how to’ guides and practical design activities. This unit will give you examples of each, discussing &#x2018;What is design,’ showing you &#x2018;How to make compositions’ and introducing you to a simple, but effective drawing technique by way of a hands-on activity.</p><p>This unit is an adapted extract from the Open University course <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/course/u101.htm"><i>Design thinking: creativity for the 21st century</i> (U101)</a></span>.</p>
  • Are you ever frustrated with something that you thought you could design better? This free course, Design thinking, will show you how to structure your natural creativity to come up with solutions to all kinds of problems, and have fun in the process too! <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology/design-and-innovation/design/design-thinking/content-section-0" /> First published on Tue, 29 Mar 2016 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology/design-and-innovation/design/design-thinking/content-section-0">Design thinking</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2016
  • Are you ever frustrated with something that you thought you could design better? Design thinking can structure your natural creativity to come up with solutions to all kinds of problems, and have fun in the process too!<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology/design-and-innovation/design/design-thinking/content-section-0" /> First published on Thu, 22 Dec 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/engineering-and-technology/design-and-innovation/design/design-thinking/content-section-0">Design thinking</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
  • <p>After studying this course, you should be able to:</p><ul><li><p>have an awareness of how design thinking can be applied in a wide range of contexts, from the personal to the global</p></li><li><p>investigate and think creatively about design problems and opportunities</p></li><li><p>initiate an attitude of playfulness to aid design thinking</p></li><li><p>develop visual literacy and articulacy to explain design decisions</p></li><li><p>use computing tools and online environments to aid design thinking.</p></li></ul>