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User Contexts and Sustainability of Design Process

The free online course on the importance of user contexts in design, as well as sustainability in the design process.

Engineering
Free Course
The free online course on user contexts and sustainability of design process teaches you about the design process, as well as the various ideas that are associated with the design process. You will learn about the concepts of users and contexts in the design process, as well as its importance. You will also be able to explain the relevance of sustainability in design. Start this course today to improve your understanding of the design process.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

User contexts and sustainability of design process is a free online course that begins by introducing you to the concept of design, as well as the various ideas that are associated with the design process. The course will also introduce you to how design is concerned with the user, as well as the differences between good and bad designs. The concepts of users and contexts in the design process, as well as the relationship existing between them, will also be covered in this course.

This course then explains the process of understanding user experiences, as well as how to design for meaningful impact and the relevance of design to society. You will learn about the importance of understanding contexts in community and collaboration, as well as the process of distinguishing between products that are necessary and those that are luxury. This course will teach you about the relevance of sustainability in the design process, as well as the cost of looking the other way in design.

Furthermore, this course will help you get familiar with the different sustainability practices in daily life, as well as sustainability in design from an engineering perspective. This free online course will be of great interest to students, researchers, and anyone with an interest in understanding the roles user contexts and sustainability play in the design process. So, register for this course and start your next learning journey today.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: 


  • Analyze design as a process, as well as a product.
  • Outline the evolution and history of the design process.
  • Outline the differences between a good design and a bad design.
  • Explain the importance of users and their contexts in the design process.
  • Identify the importance of understanding the user experience.
  • Explain how a designer can understand a user's context.
  • Outline the different perspectives of engineering in the design process.
  • Explain the role of a user in the sustainability of the design process.
  • Discuss the relevance of sustainability in the design process.
  • Discuss how the concept of embodied energy is applicable in design.

Certification

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