HCD Project: Deliver – A Statement of Needs – Assignment #4

You have already… Honed your design challenge; Identified your most crucial, practical, knowledge needs and some ways to get answers; and Tested / found out some real information about your challenge. We will not be able to implement these projects in real life, but the last HCD step is one your would take toward Delivery. You will… Continue reading HCD Project: Deliver – A Statement of Needs – Assignment #4

HCD Project: Research and Create Assignment #3

You have now not only come up with your design challenge but also identified your most crucial, practical, knowledge needs and some ways to get answers. Test one of your methods. Find out more information!  Max. 4 sentences: Describe what you researched, how,  and what the main results were.  Max. 4 sentences: Based on your research,… Continue reading HCD Project: Research and Create Assignment #3

HCD Project: Knowledge & Method(s) Assignment #2

DONE: You have by now identified your Design Challenge that is…   Framed in human terms (rather than technology, product, or service functionality) Broad enough to allow you to discover the areas of unexpected value Narrow enough to make the topic manageable TO DO NEXT:   What do I know? From the IDEO Toolkit: What… Continue reading HCD Project: Knowledge & Method(s) Assignment #2

Making Global Local with Design Thinking. HCD Assignment #1

Learn what Design Thinking in development means: Explore the Introduction (only pages 1-13) of the IDEO Toolkit. Read Chapter 14 from Snarr & Snarr for background. Start to envision what you might want to do, were you the Executive Director of a LOCAL non-profit. You are an expert in communication — so what kind of… Continue reading Making Global Local with Design Thinking. HCD Assignment #1