Applying Appropriate Problem Sets for Innovation: Low-tech and high-tech product design challenges
Wayne Chung, Georgia Institute of Technology
Creativity and innovation are two of the most valued assets in today's educational and industrial arenas, but are not typically encouraged by standardized curriculum requirements. Experience with teaching designers and engineers at various levels suggests that the effective framing of problem sets plays a significant role in students' ability to be creative and innovative. One of our core approaches is using two comparative product designs. This session focuses on the course, Low-Tech, High-Tech & High-Touch Product Design Project, which helped students to become better problem solvers, meticulous observers, and reflective thinkers.
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