DES 495. (6-0) Cr. 6.
Prereq: Interdisciplinary design major senior classification
Launchpad to design careers. Comprehensive interdisciplinary design work in four areas: design research, design management, design leadership, and design entrepreneurship. Advanced practice of design skills and project planning and development.
Advanced Learning Environments Design
Design Project Assistant
EDUC 603 (Cross-listed with Human-Computer Interaction). (3-0) Cr. 3.
Prereq: EDUC 503 (Designing Effective Learning Environments)
Exploration of advanced aspects of the learning environment's design process. Application of analysis, design, development and production, evaluation, implementation, and project management principles. Theory and research in educational technology provide the foundation for design decisions. Focus on current trends in learning environment design and the production and use of educational technology.
Ind D 532 (3-0) Cr. 3.
Prereq: Senior or graduate standing in any ISU program
Exploration of the design thinking process, toolkits, and mindsets as creative problem-solving approaches for systems, products, and processes, across diverse contexts. Strategies for problem-framing, creative solutions, and co-evolution process, with a focus on collaborative and interdisciplinary design to investigate real-world problems and opportunities.
Ind D 232 (3-0) Cr. 3.
Prereq: Sophomore or junior standing in any ISU program
Exploration of strategies, methods, and processes associated with creative thinking skills and problem-solving. Discussion of the nature of creativity and its implications in different contexts that cross content boundaries.
Teaching Assistant (Recitation lead for two sections)
Dsn S 183 (3-0) Cr. 3.
Explores designed media, objects, places, spaces, structures, and systems as products of varied and often intersecting contexts. Using historical and contemporary case studies investigates how cultural, economic, environmental, spatial, social, and temporal contexts, among others, affect the design. Explores in particular how design addresses complex and multifaceted problems.
Introduction to Industrial Design
Ind D 231 (3-0) Cr. 3.
Prereq: Sophomore standing in any ISU program
History, definition, scope, and basic principles of industrial design. Overview of technical, artistic, and sociological context of the profession.