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Date AssignedLecture TopicLecture MaterialsReadingHomeworkDue Date

Lectures Week 1

Lectures Week 2

Lectures Week 3

Lectures Week 4

Lectures Week 5

1/28/09What is Radical Design?Lecture1.pdfreading1hw110-1 on Fri 13th, 2009
2/04/09Seeing the Unseen (Design Awards, the Six Hats Approach and IDEO)Lecture2.pdfreading2hw2Wed Feb 18th, 2009
2/11/09Design Techniques (details on IDEO, introduction to the Template Approach)Lecture3.pdfreading3hw3Wed Feb 25th, 2009
2/18/09Design Principles 1 (TRIZ and templates)Lecture4.pdfreading4hw4Wed Mar 4th, 2009
2/25/09Product Design - universal design and social concernsLecture5.pdf forthcomingreading5hw5Wed Mar 11th, 2009
3/04/09Guest lecturer: Sarah Kuhn, Professor, RESDNo lecture materialreading6Draft Product Design Report dueWed Mar 25th, 2009
3/11/09Product Design material and discussion    
3/25/09Guest Lecturer: Curt Rawley, CEO SensAble Technologies, Inc.  hw6 Radical presentationWed Apr 15th, 2009
4/01/09Designing Software APIs and UIs Introduction to UML  hw7 Final reportWed Apr 29th, 2009
4/08/09Radical Software Engineering. Discussion of design tools    
4/15/09Radical Presentations. MicroAPIs.    
4/29/09Winning Designs    
5/06/09Radical Art and Music    
5/13/09Human Capabilities, Intelligence and Group Dynamics    
5/20/09Current State of Computer Languages and Software  hw8 User manualWed May 6th, 2009
5/27/09Presentations  hw9 Final PresentationWed May 20th, 2009
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