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INTD0254 - Design Thinking ▹
Innovation in Action: Design Thinking and Problem-Solving
In this interdisciplinary course students learn the methods and practices of Design Thinking to tackle what are called “wicked problems”; those that are difficult to solve because of incomplete or changing requirements. Working in teams, students will collaborate using a human-centered process, and participate in activities that help them tap into the cognitive activities used while designing. At the end of the class students will present innovative solutions to one or more of Middlebury College’s academic technology challenges. Professor Hector Vila will be assisting with the class, giving occasional lectures, and connecting the class to broad liberal arts themes. 3 hrs. lect.