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Design Thinking

$147.00$397.00

Be introduced to the theory behind Design Thinking and learn how Design Thinking fits into an educational setting so that you can create an action plan for how Design Thinking can be immediately put into use in your educational context with your students.

Unit Topics:

  • Discovery: What is Design Thinking?
  • Empathy: Who Needs Design Thinking?
  • Ideation: What Can I Create and What Problems Can I Solve?
  • Prototype: Experimenting with Design Thinking
  • Reflecting: Evolution of Design Thinking
  • Design Thinking Final Project

This course is applicable for any K-12 teacher, administrator, or anyone looking to increase their design thinking skills and processes.

All references and materials are located online.

Time commitment: 3-5 hours (approx.) per module.  18-30 hours (approx) for the complete course.
(Note: The Facilitated and For Credit course options have specific timeframes and deadlines


 

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Description

Heritage Course Number: ED460x

Participants in this course will be introduced to the theory behind Design Thinking and how Design Thinking fits into an educational settings. Participants will participate in a Design Thinking challenge and will be asked to create an action plan for how Design Thinking can be immediately put into use in their own educational context.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate the need for, and use of, design thinking for your school;
  • Promote, support, and model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness;
  • Understand the emotional obligation of the design thinking process;
  • Identify ways in which design thinking pedagogies can be utilized in classroom/school settings;
  • Design and experience ways of integrating the design thinking process;
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the design thinking process;
  • Evaluate the use of design thinking embedded into your curriculum;
  • Create a design thinking implementation plan for your school; and
  • Regularly reflect and share learning through course communication tools.

 

Additional information

Type

Self-Paced – $147.00, Facilitated – $197.00, Heritage – $397.00

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