About CDAE 060 OL1

Design is essential to creating innovative, useful, and effective solutions to meet complex real-world needs. Design Innovation I offers an introduction to design theories and processes, understanding historic and contemporary contributions, and exploring applications across various fields of practice.


Asynchronous online course

Section Description

Design Innovation I will provide a background for understanding the broad applications of design, employing fundamentals such as principles, methodologies, and skills that comprise a common knowledge base important to all design disciplines. The course will have 3 basic components including an introduction to Design Principles, Design Fundamentals and Design Applications viewed through a design & social innovation lens.

Section Expectation

Regular participation through timely discussion and peer feedback.


Evaluation applied through discussion/exercises and quiz and culminating design brief project.

Course Dates



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