Industrial Design (IDES) Courses
Directed Studies in Industrial Design
Reading and research tutorials.
Interdisciplinary Design Development Seminar
Investigation of disciplines involved in design development, with experts in business, engineering, sociology/anthropology, architecture, psychology, human factors, and others. Methods for integrating these different perspectives and ways that personality, leadership, negotiation, conflict management, and teambuilding affect collaboration are examined. Introduction to graduate academic writing.
Critical analysis of research methods in design and disciplines contributing to design including anthropology, psychology, sociology, and business. Application areas include advanced materials and manufacturing processes, advanced visualization, product interaction design, extreme environments, sustainable design, design and culture, design management, and human-oriented design.
Interdisciplinary Design Development Studio
Team-based studio projects draw on interdisciplinary design development methods in achieving a common design objective. Projects will be supervised by academic and industry advisors from a wide range of disciplines, and conducted in collaboration with professionals from external organizations. Open to students from other programs.
Accessibility and Inclusive Design Seminar
Provides foundational knowledge, exploring interdisciplinary approaches for incorporating accessible, inclusive, and human-centered design principles into the research, design, and development of products, information, and environments that can be used by all people, regardless of ability.
Special Topics in Industrial Design
Seminar course in contemporary design issues of an interdisciplinary nature. Guided by a faculty member and supported by external professionals.
A comprehensive project that demonstrates the student's ability to conduct critical research in a specific area in which design can contribute to competitive advantage through design planning and interdisciplinary design development processes.
Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca
Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca