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Abstract Details (PID = P304)
Title:WS: An Introduction to Human-Centered-Design: Identifying Opportunities (P304)
Description:Human-Centered-Design (HCD) requires that end users play a principal role in the identification of design opportunities and the subsequent development of solutions. In this workshop participants will be introduced to techniques for uncovering latent needs and converting these needs into design requirements. Using a hands-on fish bowl activity involving familiar household items (kitchen utensils), everyone will experience the benefits of ethnographic research (e.g., observation, interviewing) and exhaustive benchmarking to uncover problems with commonly used tools. In turn, these problems will be re-framed as unmet needs which can be used to guide the downstream design process. (WORKSHOP - Requires Pre-Registration)
Subject:STEM, STEAM, & Engineering
Intended Audience:HS (9-12)
Aligned with NGSS:No
NGSS Level:Not Applicable - Not an NGSS Related Presentation
Type of Presentation:Hands-On - Attendees will be actively engaged, working in groups, etc.
Primary Presenter Detail
Presenter - 1 / Title:Dr. David Gatchell, Director of Manufacturing & Design Eng.
School/Organization:Northwestern University
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Schedule Details
Room:119
Day:Mon
Time:08:30 AM
Length:110 min
Room Setup:Classrm - Flat / 40 people