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Unit of Study DSGN1009 - Design Thinking and Communication (2024)

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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

define design research, design thinking and industry frames.

demonstrate skill in a range of drawn techniques used to communicate design concepts and solutions, including the use of graphic software.

demonstrate abilities and self-awareness as an oral, written and visual communicator of designed solutions.

design novel solutions to authentic contexts through design thinking processes specifically to their chosen discipline area.

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