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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
 
    
 
  Jan 22, 2018
 
Catalog 2017-2018

APDZ 312 Design Theory II

5 credits
This course provides a survey of the field of industrial design from historical, cultural, and multi-disciplinary perspectives. Students will explore theories underlying industrial design, assess products for usability, and examine design processes, including ideation, need finding, process documentation, project definition, scheduling, and team member roles.

Prerequisites: APDZ 311  

Quarters Offered: Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Define design process and problem identification
  • Translate a concept through different ideation techniques and effective expression
  • Follow  a design process document that defines the steps needed to develop a product specific to their field
  • Create  a project definition by breaking  a product or system down into its components and tasks
  • Develop  a basic product development schedule that includes major milestones, timelines, and department responsibilities
  • Correlate contemporary design trends with cultural diversity


Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50