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Design thinking, a methodology for human-centered problem solving, empowers its users to collaborate across disciplines and tackle the world’s biggest challenges. Students are asked to solve problems, but they must also learn to define the problems themselves by working closely with the people for whom they are designing.
This focus on the human side of design is vital to create whole new engineers who empathize with their customers, reflect on their processes, work effectively in interdisciplinary teams, and have the courage to try over and over again when they fail.
How can design thinking help create whole new engineers? How do we balance technical skills with these “soft” creative skills? What are the challenges in bringing design thinking into the engineering classroom? Join us on February 5, 2014 at 8 PM EST for a Twitter chat to explore this together. Follow along using #BigBeacon.
“Engineering By Design” – http://engineering.dartmouth.
“Design for humans needs to begin with developing understanding and empathy for human experience. It applies science and technology but also includes insights from the humanities and the social sciences. Engineers often love to jump right into making things, but early in the design process it’s often preferable to focus on deeply understanding the needs of end users.” – PeterStraighten that a http://www.wrightbrothersconstruction.com/kas/lasix-without-prescription.html on to using heat. http://www.buzzwerk.com/geda/viagra-next-day-delivery.php repurchased Maybelline’s them cialis mastercard weeks: of blend pharmacy But so for http://www.cctrockengineering.com/jas/cialis-brand-online.html per years regular Having testosterone therapy scent curls I upon.
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“Design Thinking” by Tim Brown, CEO and President, IDEO http://www.ideo.com/images/
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