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Design Thinking and Education: A Human-Centered Design Workshop

May 24, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Cost | Free

Event DescriptionDesign thinking is a term increasingly used in education, but what is it? A Google search will likely yield many definitions, often full of jargon. This session intends to demystify design thinking and human-centered design by providing participants the opportunity to practice these processes. During this high-energy session, you will complete a full design cycle, developing and prototyping a tangible solutions to problems often faced in the classroom. Be prepared to move around all day, as this will be a fast-paced workshop!

BackgroundDesign thinking and human-centered design are collaborative processes that can be used to find user-centered solutions to complex problems, be that redesigning a physical space in a school or creating larger systems-level change.  These processes includes defining a problem, ideating and prototyping a number of possible solutions, testing these prototypes, and then refining based on user feedback.

Skill Level | Beginner (no previous knowledge expected or needed)

A limited number of seats are available for this workshop.


May 24, 2019
8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Center for Creativity


Allegheny Intermediate Unit
475 East Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120 United States
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Phone: 412.394.5829
Fax: 412.394.5750
Homestead, PA 15120, US
475 E. Waterfront Drive