Professor Rodney Hill
Office Hours: 12:30 to 1:30 T Th, & 2:00-3:00, MW Room 103 Langford A
A. COURSE DESCRIPTION
Fundamental innovative design processes, issues and theories relevant to design resolution and the creation of new ideas; Creative thought processes from the formation of ideas through incubation to final product and future impact on the physical environment and society.
The course will cover creativity concepts, problem-solving skills, systems and futures theory. All assignments will require the individual to produce knowledge rather than reproduce knowledge.
C. COURSE OBJECTIVES
This course will introduce the student to the concepts of basic problem solving, encourage each student to think holistically, and to reach his or her creative potential. The student will be made aware of cultural differences and similarities in problem solving. The student will be made aware of how future influences and future theory will possibly effect career choices in a global context.