The Design Mindset: Fall 2018

Reading Assignments

Reading Assignments

Readings #1

The 10 Faces of Innovation

From Bedtime to the Boardroom: Why Storytelling Matters in Business

Save a PDF document of your assignment with the naming convention: LastName_First Name_Readings1 and submit via email using your temple e-mail account to: Reading.hqh09vf8324n3y3t@u.box.com by 11:59 PM on August 28, 2018.

Write responses to the following questions based on the readings as follows:

1. What are 3 key points you learned from each assigned reading

  • Three sentences per reading (6 total individual sentences, not in paragraph form)

2. How do each reading’s ideas apply to you personally (or professionally)?

  • My expectations are that this is a one paragraph response; three to four sentences maximum.
Readings #2

Managing as Designing: Design Matters for Management

Save a PDF document of your assignment with the naming convention: LastName_First Name_Readings2 and submit your assignment via email using your temple e-mail account to: Reading.p5zz9p4pasefdkqy@u.box.com by 11:59 PM on September 4, 2018.

Write responses to the following questions based on the readings as follows:

1. What are 3 key points you learned from the assigned reading

  • Three sentences total, not in paragraph form

2. How do each reading’s ideas apply to you personally (or professionally)?

  • My expectations are that this is a one paragraph response; three to four sentences maximum.
Readings #3

Informing our Intuition: Design Research for Radical Innovation

Usability.gov Personas

Reading Assignment Part 3: It is important that you complete these readings prior to conducting your interviews and doing your field work. Your responses to questions 2, 3 and 4 must specifically relate to your specific team’s class project.

Save a PDF document of your assignment with the naming convention: LastName_First Name_Readings3 and submit your assignment via email using your temple e-mail account to: Reading.2sgg82xdtuu3k324@u.box.com by 11:59 PM on October 21, 2018.

Write responses to the following questions based on the readings as follows:

1. What are 3 key points you learned from the assigned reading

  • Three sentences per reading (six total)

2. How do each reading’s ideas apply to you personally (or professionally)?

  • My expectations are that this is a one paragraph response; three to four sentences maximum.

3. What are 3 ways you personally conducted research that were unexpected, comfortable, exciting or most unusual?

  • My expectation is for you to write two to three sentences for each research method.

4. What are 3 things you discovered that surprised you?

  • Minimum of one sentence per discovery. (Based on your group project assignment research)
Readings #4

Using Customer Journey Maps to Improve Customer Experience

7 Tips on Better Brainstorming

Brainstorming Doesn’t Work: Try This Technique Instead

This Advice From IDEO’s Nicole Kahn Will Transform the Way You Give Presentations

Save a PDF document of your assignment with the naming convention: LastName_First Name_Readings4 and submit your assignment via email using your temple e-mail account to: Reading.ynukdlsn3fk8pa6g@u.box.com by 11:59 PM on November 6, 2018.

Write responses to the following questions based on the readings as follows:

1. What is 1 key point you learned from each assigned reading?

  • One sentences per reading, four total

2. What 3 challenges did you face in mapping your project?

  • One-two sentences per challenge (Incorporate concepts from the readings).

3. What are 3 insights you discovered by mapping your project?

  • One sentence per insight. (Three sentences total)