Design in the Classroom with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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Design in the Classroom with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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Design in the Classroom with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The course Design in the Classroom with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum is an online class provided by The Smithsonian Institution through edX. The skill level of the course is Introductory. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn how to teach design thinking in the K-12 classroom using Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s innovative classroom activity.
Course description
This education and teacher training course has been developed to train teachers to use design thinking in the classroom to find creative and innovative solutions to everyday community problems. It is based on Cooper Hewitt’s innovative classroom activity called Design in the Classroom as well as on our national workshop series, Smithsonian Design Institute. In this version of the course, you will define design and learn how it can be many things to many people. You will also learn the stages of the design process and work through each stage to create a design solution to a real-life community problem. Finally, you will take design into your own classroom by discussing how design thinking can be used to address required curriculum, evaluating existing design-based lesson plans, and creating a design-based lesson plan for your students.

Prerequisites & Facts

Design in the Classroom with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Course Topic

Design, Education and Teacher Training

University, College, Institution

The Smithsonian Institution

Course Skill Level

Introductory

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

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Design in the Classroom with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / The Smithsonian Institution you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (50.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: The Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Design, Education and Teacher Training
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