Exploration in Innovation Design Techniques

Exploration in Innovation Design Techniques
Through a series of hands-on experiences, students explore principles, methods, and tools of innovation and design thinking in technology and engineering.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining TECH 312
Course Outcomes

Innovation Lab Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand what is meant by the term innovation.
  2. Understand and be able to apply the principles of innovation lab; User centered, collaborative, make ideas concrete, and guided by the components.
  3. Be able to apply principles of problem findng and shaping.
  4. Be able to apply principles of divergent thinking to explore and define ideas.
  5. Understand the principles for judging/evaluating creative/innovative ideas.
  6. Be able to effectivly communicate your ideas to others. (Leadership component)


Gain better appreciation and understanding of innovation

New Ideas

Develop an ability to generate new ideas


Develop innovation skills to develop ideas into products and processes


Collaborate as a team to complete a project

Public Speaking

Present ideas and work to the class