To understand the fundamental theories and methodology in the science of design.
To cultivate each student's design mind so as to absorb the science of design.
Design, Theories, Methodologies, Constructive Method, Design Mind
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
This course meets two classes in a row once a week.
Students are expected to participate in the discussions, practical assignments, quiz, etc. with his/her own initiative.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Notion of Design|
|Class 2||The Role and Organization of Design Theories|
|Class 3||Formal Representation of Design: Problem Solving Process: Problem Definition and Search|
|Class 4||Formal Representation of Design: General Design Theory|
|Class 5||Formal Representation of Design: Semantics of Design Description|
|Class 6||Formal Representation of Design: Language Processing|
|Class 7||Formal Representation of Design: Information Processing in Design Thinking|
|Class 8||Formal Representation of Design: Function-Behavior-Structure, Situatedness|
|Class 9||Formal Representation of Design: Scientific Inquiry|
|Class 10||Designing: Teleology and Causalities|
|Class 11||Constructive Methodology: Design|
|Class 12||Constructive Methodology: Service Design, Co-creation of Value||Analysis of Design as a Constructive Process|
|Class 13||Constructive Methodology: Design of Intellect, Science of Design|
|Class 14||Design Mind|
|Class 15||Design in the Next Generation|
Assignments: 50%, Class Contribution: 50%.
To be interested in Design Practice and Research.