Figure - uploaded by Shawn Thomas Loescher
Content may be subject to copyright.
Proposed Theoretical Alignment of Design Thinking

Proposed Theoretical Alignment of Design Thinking

Source publication
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Design thinking (DT) is both a method and mindset applicable in a broad range of fields and industries. Some of the defining features of DT included focusing on need definition before problem solving, abdication of preconceived outcomes, being situated towards ambiguity, being human-centric, and having a reflexive process that seeks to increase con...

Context in source publication

Context 1
... has been argued that philosophical dispositions have impacts to how educational changes are adopted (Loescher, 2018;Main, 2009;Gutek, 2004). Therefore, in addition to developing an operational definition of DT, we have proposed a theoretical alignment of DT within the field of philosophy (see Table 1). The purpose of this theoretical alignment was to facilitate our discussion of the implications and applications of DT within K-12 educational institutions. ...

Similar publications

Article
Recently, human-centered design has become one of the most promising approaches for improving the entire production process design. During the design phase, among the main important aspects to investigate, ergonomic performance of the workplace (WP) plays a key role. It is well known that design errors can lead to significant delays in the design a...
Article
Full-text available
In this paper, we touch upon the requirement for accessibility via Sign Language as regards dynamic composition and exchange of new content in the context of natural language-based human interaction, and also the accessibility of web services and electronic content in written text by deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. In this framework, one key...
Article
Full-text available
Este artigo apresenta o desenvolvimento de uma aplicação nutricional, voltada para auxiliar no monitoramento e manutenção de dietas, baseado no projeto Design Centrado no Usuário - HCD (por sua sigla em inglês Human-Centered Design). O principal objetivo do trabalho consiste em aproximar as pessoas das premissas nutricionais, e auxiliá-las a manter...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Human-Centered Design is of growing importance for professional designers and in the past two decades a series of techniques for designers to develop understanding of and empathy with a diversity of users has been developed within this field. In the second half of the 20th century, intended users were involved late in the design process, i.e. durin...