Course Calendar

WeekDateTopicLecturerDiscussion LeadersActivityAssignments
101/18IntroductionTerry
201/23Transition Design FrameworkFrancis Carter, Tammy Tarng, Michelina Campanella, Eunjung Paik
01/25SystemsTerryAssignment 1: Wicked Problem Map
301/30Wicked ProblemsSylvia Mata - Marin, Theora Kvitka, Mackenzie Cherban, Ashley VarratoIdentifying Wicked Problems at Multiple Levels of Scale
02/01Wicked Problems - OverfishingCheryl Dahle
402/06Assign. 1 PresentationsRossa Kim, Victoria Costikyan, Minrui Li, Vikas YadavPresentations & Map Wicked Problems onto Design ProcessAssignment 1 due
02/08Theories of ChangeGideon
502/13Alternative EconomicsBori Lee, Olivia Shoucair, Lisa Li, Monica Looze
02/15Needs & Everyday LifeDenise Nguyen, Ashlesha Dhotey, Chirag Murthy, Jeffrey Chou
602/20Social Practice TheoryLauren Miller, Nehal Vora, Jesse Wilson, Manjari Sahu
02/22Design for Behavior ChangeDan Lockton
702/27Sociotechnical Regime TheoryDelanie Ricketts, Meric Dagli, Hajira Qazi, Monique Smith, Adrian Galvin, Leah JiangAssignment 2: MLP Mapping
03/01Mapping Sociotechnical TransitionsKakee ScottMulti-Level Perspective Activity
803/06Assign. 2 PresentationsGray Crawford, Ashlesha Dhotey, Rossa Kim, Eunung PaikPresntations & Map ToC onto Design ProcessAssignment 2 due
03/08Mindset & PostureTerry
Spring Break
903/20The Mechanistic WorldviewMinrui Li, Chirag Murthy, Vikas Yada, Olivia Shoucair
03/22The Holistic WorldviewFrancis Carter, Bori Lee, Monique Smith, Leah Jiang
1003/27Mindset and Posture of a Transition DesignerHannah DuPlessisCollaboration exercises with Hannah DuPlessis (wear comfortable shoes)
03/29Thinking TemporallyAshley Varrato, Adrian Galvin, Michelina Campanella, Meric DagliBrainstorm TxD skills & Map M&P onto Design Process
1104/03VisionsDan LocktonAssignment 3: Case Study Template
04/05Place Based Lifestyles + Everyday LifeJeffrey Chou, Theora Kvitka, Lauren Miller, Hajira Qazi
1204/10Cosmopolitan LocalismManjari Sahu, Willow Hong, Mackenzie Cherban, Scott DombkowskiMap Visioning onto Design Process
04/12New Ways of DesigningTerry
1304/17Indigenous DesignTammy Tarng, Monica Looze, Lisa Li, Manya Krishnaswamy, Jesse Wilson, Delanie Ricketts,
04/19Integrating Existing Design ApproachesSylvia Mata-Marin, Denise Nguyen, Vicki Costikyan, Nehal VoraMap New Ways of Designing onto Design Process
1404/24Assign. 3 PresentationsAssignment 3 due
04/26Assign. 3 Presentations
1505/01Assign. 3 Presentations
05/03Final Discussion