Design thinking is a set of mindsets and processes that enable groups to define a problem space, brainstorm solutions, and prototype and test. Fresno State DXI is hosting a Design Thinking for Innovation workshop on Oct 7, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
In this session, students will compare and contrast design thinking to other design processes, consider applications of design thinking, and explore different ideation techniques used in design thinking practice. Attendees will be provided with resources and practical exercises they can use to spur creativity and innovation in their projects.
Speaker Kate Miffitt is Director for Innovation in Information Technology Services in the CSU Office of the Chancellor. In this role, she researches trends in innovation, implements strategy and programming, and manages resources and communications regarding innovation programs that span the system, focused on IT. She relies on her training in instructional design and general design processes to navigate exploratory projects and efforts and to evaluate their impact.
Prior to this role, she spent ten years serving in different roles at the Pennsylvania State University, managing learning design teams, leading the development of online courses and programs, and supporting teaching and learning with technology.
For more information, visit https://dx.fresnostate.edu/ or contact Max J. Tsai, Innovation Architect and Coordinator of Digital Transformation.