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Nov 14th 2016

Design Thinking Hero: Creating Innovative Learning Design Solutions (Canvas net)

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Everyone loves a hero. Now, it’s your turn. Become a Design Thinking Hero while exploring how this process can be used to create innovative instructional design solutions. Through a series of challenges posed to you, this course will enable you to use your diverse talents and tools to approach problems and to create solutions that generate learner-centered solutions.

Design thinking proposes a user-centered way of solving problems. It involves extensive collaboration using strategies such as empathy mapping, ideation, and prototyping. This gamified course will help you develop a designing thinking mindset so you can solve instructional problems using these strategies.


In this gamified course, you will:

- Explore the basic concepts of design thinking.

- Examine how empathy can be used to understand learners’ needs, emotions, and motivations.

- Use ideation and prototyping to explore solutions and to build your most promising learning idea.