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.
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.
Design thinking, Project-Based-Learning (PBL), Internship, Learning by doing, Team learning, Communication skills
|Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
1. Learn how to proceed with field work.
2. Practice field work.
3. Create and submit the final report.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Orientation, Field work methodology, Information search regarding field work topics||Get to know the brief summary of this course.|
|Class 2||Advanced interview method, Design of individual interview, Choosing FW topic||Start searching information regarding a chosen topic.|
|Class 3||Update report||Report with Zoom interviews, mail etc.|
|Class 4||Update report||Report with Zoom interviews, mail etc.|
|Class 5||Update report||Report with Zoom interviews, mail etc.|
|Class 6||Update report||Report with Zoom interviews, mail etc.|
|Class 7||Update report||Report with Zoom interviews, mail etc.|
|Class 8||Wrap-up||Final report|
To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.
Necessary materials will be provided in the class.
It is introduced from the course staff.
An interview conducted during the semester, daily report, and final report.
It is preferable to take HCB.C402 "Design Creation Foundation".