Industrial Design (IDES) Courses
Directed Studies in Industrial Design
Reading and research tutorials.
Interdisciplinary Design Development Seminar
Investigation of interdisciplinary design discourse about disciplines, themes, and concepts involved in design development. Examines a range of different professional perspectives and methods for integrating collaborative practices affected by leadership, negotiation, conflict management, and team building. Introduction to graduate academic writing.
Design Research Methods
Critical review of qualitative and quantitative research methods to support interdisciplinary design. Methods used by collaborators from the sciences and humanities as well as methods designers bring to interdisciplinary collaborations are introduced. Research for design, research through design and theoretical frameworks are discussed.
Also listed as HCIN 5404.
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.
Prerequisite(s): IDES 5101 and IDES 5102 or permission of the School of Industrial Design.
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.
Also listed as ACCS 5002.
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.
Note: 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.
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