SOCS 309: Design Research + Methods

This course introduces students to the multiple methods of conducting design research for facilitating and enhancing people's experiences of designed images, artefacts, spaces, environments, and interfaces. Topics include: marketing, ethnography, cultural probes, scenario development and testing, persona development and testing, journaling, cognitive mapping, empathy tools, body storming, experience prototyping, participatory design research, and ethics.

Priority is given to COMD, INDD and INTD students in Years 3 and 4. Students outside of the registration priority group may register/waitlist for this course as of the registration rule release date.

Prerequisites: 

Completion of Second Year

Number of Credits: 
3.00
Repeatable for Credit: 
Yes
Sections: