Can HCI education benefit from design thinking?

Karahasanović, Amela; Culén, Alma Leora (2014). "Can HCI education benefit from design thinking?" NordiChi 14 Workshop Proceedings. Helsinki, Finland. pp 19-22. October 27 2014, (ISBN 978-82-7368-407-3).

Abstract:
HCI education needs re-thinking. In this paper, we explore how and what design thinking could contribute with, if included as part of the HCI curriculum. The findings from the course that we thought, where design thinking was included, indicates that design thinking may contribute to increased innovation, creativity, and prevent too early fixation on a single solution in the initial design phases in HCI education.
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Authors:
Karahasanović, Amela; Culén, Alma Leora