Design Thinking at UNTHSC

Image: Mazzarello Media and Arts by Creative Commons license What is Design Thinking? Innovating at the intersection of education, technology and people enables us to develop radical new products, service and organizational models. In order to generate the best possible solution for the end user, Design Thinking strives to understand human needs from the very […]


Introduction to Design Thinking I

Introduction to Design the future! June 13, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM, LIB 400 Do you have a great idea or solution for a local issue at UNTHSC? Are you willing to be a factor for creating change? This is your chance to participate in cross-institutional teams made up of faculty, staff, and students. Design […]


Resources for Design Thinking

  Interested in an Introduction to Design Thinking Workshop? BOOKS The Design of Business, by Roger Martin Where Good Ideas Come From by Steven Johnson A More Beautiful Question by Warren Berger Design: The Invention of Desire by Jessica Helfand Change by Design, by Tim Brown Creative Confidence, by Tom Kelley & David Kelley A Whole […]


Using Design Thinking in Higher Education

  by Holly Morris and Greg Warman Design thinking focuses on users and their needs, encourages brainstorming and prototyping, and rewards out-of-the-box thinking that takes “wild ideas” and transforms them into real-world solutions. Design thinking is a leadership competency at UNTHSC. Interested in attending a Design Thinking workshop or having a design thinking session in […]

design thinking for learning design

Design Thinking for Learning Design

Design Thinking for Learning Design What’s the difference between a learning experience that’s effective versus one that gets forgotten? We introduce a technique for prototyping technology-enhanced learning using a framework of design-oriented pedagogy that leads to learning that sticks with the learner. This process encourages co-design, participatory learning and technology redefinition to create a rich […]