design thinking – the importance of representation

The end of our class in the d.school –  Transformative Design.

Presentations of the team projects – covering recycling, sleep management, making friends, interdiscipinary learning K-12, energy efficiency, digital privacy, personal tutoring, personal finances.

Communication skills are crucial – sharing ideas with team members, listening to people in this human-centered design process.

Effective use of media – we held a session last week on designing great presentations – [Link] – graphic design is not just about making it look good.

I always connect this with the politics of media – communication here is about representation – the fair representation of other people’s views, beliefs, needs, desires.

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