DEA 1110 Making a Difference by Design
This course focuses on how leaders in a variety of fields use design as a social change agent. It interweaves theories of leadership and creative problem-solving through case study examinations of a wide range of design innovations in technology, communication, business, education, medicine, human development and ecology. Students learn how design affects their daily lives from the person to the planet. Additional topics include nurturing creativity, visual communications, values-led entrepreneurship, and designing across cultures.
Outcome 1: Demonstrates a basic understanding of creative design process - information gathering, idea exploration, iterative feedback loops, prototyping and testing - and an awareness of key factors affecting creativity and teamwork (innovate in research, design or practice).
Outcome 2: Recognize design as both a leadership and strategic business planning tool with both tangible and intangible outcomes and impacts across a variety of stakeholders (apply multi-disciplinary perspective).
Outcome 3: Understand the concept of whole systems designing as an integrative system of leverage points, decision-making and impact (critical thinking).
Enrollment priority given to: DEA majors.
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Winter 2022: Online course
|Section ID:||DEA 1110 001-LEC|
|Session:||3-week Winter session|
|Class dates:||January 3-21, 2022|
|Final exam/project due:||Friday January 21, 9 AM - 12 PM / Online (see Final exams)|
|Time / room:||M-F 9 AM - 12 PM / Online|
|Mode of instruction:||Online learning|
|Instructor:||Ahmadi, N. (ne237)|
Hollis, B. (rbh25)
Kolakowski, H. (haf3)
|Related:||Cross-listed with COGST 1111 001-LEC|
|To enroll:||Enrollment for this class is closed.
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This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.