Course Info

HCD 450: Theories and Methods in Human-Centered Design

This is a foundational course that introduces human-centered design methods and creative problem solving using a systems approach. Theories and methods that consider people as part of complex societies and the challenges of designing for impact are explored, with particular attention to approaches that involve technology and collaborations across organizations. In addition to core design methods such as interviews and contextual inquiry, students will learn and apply methods such as design workshops, diary studies, cultural probes, design charrettes, and experience prototyping.PREREQUISITE(S): NONE

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 801
Class number: 26138
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00206 at Loop Campus