2019 Field Works for Creative Design

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Human Centered Science and Biomedical Engineering
Instructor(s)
Yagi Tohru  Ogura Shunichiro  Nasu Satoshi  Hata Takeshi  Hayashi Tomohiro  Nakamura Nobuhiro  Kajiwara Susumu 
Course component(s)
Lecture / Exercise
Day/Period(Room No.)
Intensive ()  
Group
-
Course number
HCB.C403
Credits
2
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2019/11/11
Lecture notes updated
2019/11/8
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

In this course, internship and field survey will be conducted for a certain period. Using the design thinking method based on the user-centered viewpoint, students are supposed to define a problem and to make a project plan, which leads to new innovation. The proposal will be used in the next semester.

Student learning outcomes

By taking this course, you will acquire the following abilities:
1) To be able to define a problem based on the user's point of view.
2) To be able to present solutions based on the actual physical product(s) based on design thinking.
3) To be able to communicate well with users and team members.

Keywords

Design thinking, Project-Based-Learning (PBL), Internship, Learning by doing, Team learning, Communication skills

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

1. Learn how to proceed with field work.
2. Practice field work.
3. Create and submit the final report.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Orientation None
Class 2 Update report Weekly report with interviews, mail etc.
Class 3 Update report Weekly report with interviews, mail etc.
Class 4 Update report Weekly report with interviews, mail etc.
Class 5 Update report Weekly report with interviews, mail etc.
Class 6 Update report Weekly report with interviews, mail etc.
Class 7 Update report Weekly report with interviews, mail etc.
Class 8 Wrap-up Final report

Textbook(s)

Necessary materials will be provided in the class.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

It is introduced from the course staff.

Assessment criteria and methods

An interview conducted during the semester, daily report, and final report.

Related courses

  • HCB.C402 : Fundamentals of Creative Design
  • HCB.C501 : Practical Creative Design
  • ESD.H409 : Frontier of Startups
  • HCB.C502 : Management for Business Creation
  • TIM.D516 : Entrepreneurship and Business Development I
  • TIM.D517 : Entrepreneurship and Business Development II
  • ESD.A501 : Engineering Design Project A
  • ESD.A502 : Engineering Design Project B
  • ESD.A503 : Engineering Design Project C

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

It is preferable to take HCB.C402 "Design Creation Foundation".

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