Product Innovation & Prototyping in the Classroom
About this course
Explore the principles of product design and innovation, and how to use Adobe XD to quickly create prototypes for new product ideas. Then learn how to apply your new prototyping skills to integrate digital product design and prototyping projects into your business and entrepreneurship curriculum.
Prototyping encourages students to innovate and develop product ideas through an intuitive and impactful digital format. Integrate product prototyping across the curriculum - for example, students could prototype a new mobile app idea for a pitch deck - and help students to expand their digital literacy while learning key content objectives.
What will I learn?
How utilising product prototyping can produce positive outcomes for you and your students
Best practices and principles for iterative product prototyping
The technical skills to create your own product designs and prototypes with Adobe tools (with support from expert digital media educators)
How to apply your new skills to integrate product prototyping into your curriculum
Collaborate with educators from around the world
Who is this course for?
This course is aimed at all educators working in primary, secondary or higher education. No prior experience with Adobe tools or digital media technologies is required.
How long is the course?
The course runs for two weeks, starting on Monday April 16th 2018, and should take about 10 hours to complete. All coursework must be submitted by 11th May 2018.
The same course will also rerun later in the year, starting on Monday September 24th, 2018. Enrol here: https://edex.adobe.com/pd/course/2productprototypes18-
What will it cost?
Enrollment and course completion certificate are FREE!
What software/technology will I need?
What will I receive when the course ends?
After successfully completing this course, you’ll receive a digital badge and course certificate that states that you have completed 10 hours of professional development.
About Adobe Education Exchange Courses
Each week of an Education Exchange collaborative course includes:
Design and instructional theory content, innovative and tailored for educators
Interactive live class session taught by expert educators
Hands-on creative assignment with personalized feedback from instructors and other educators
Reflective learning journal best practice
Community collaboration and discussion
Live Class Information
This course will include two live classes, which take place on the following days:
Class 1 on Tuesday April 17th, 2018
Class 2 on Tuesday April 24th, 2018
Each class will take place three times; once in each of the following time zones:
AEDT (Sydney) at 7pm
GMT (London) at 7pm
- CST (Chicago) at 7pm
Further instructions for joining the live classes will be provided once the course has opened.