INFO 508 Information Innovation through Design Thinking 3.0 Credits
This introductory course provides an overview of basic phases of design processes for students in information disciplines. Design thinking is a way of engaging with the world that emphasizes creativity and constructive change; students will learn about techniques for several key design practices: empathizing with others, framing a problem, ideation, experimentation, and storytelling. By applying these techniques in a variety of contexts related to information, students will practice innovation in the information professions with an emphasis on understanding the social implications of potential innovations.
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit