DES 8112: Introduction to Design Research, Theory, and Methodology

3 Credits

Introduction to Design Research, Theory, and Methodology provides an overview of design research types and approaches for generating valid knowledge about design. The course will explore the philosophical and methodological underpinnings of three significant areas of design research: research into design (theory-based; foundational or exploratory research), research for design (practice-based), and research through design (practice-led). This course reviews creative, analytical, and reflective design research methodology and design theory to focus graduate-level design research and creative production.

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