K-12 Learning Lab

Learn It! Try It! Apply It! Series
Introduction to Human-Centered Design

A Free-of-Charge Online Learning Experience

Self-paced
Stop and resume the course as you wish and revisit content as needed.

Discussion boards
Interact with the SCD K-12 design educators and upload your reflections to the course reflections.

SCD Learning Community
Join other course-takers in the SCD Learning Community to share content, ideas, solve problems, ask questions and more.

Illinois PDH Credit
Need licensure credit? Active Illinois teachers who successfully complete the course earn PDH.

For our first course in the Series, Learn It!

Expected Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this series, you’ll be 

  • Able to identify key elements of human-centered design thinking and what separates it from other problem-solving approaches.
  • Able to make initial connections between human-centered design and design thinking, the mindsets they support and K-12 academic standard
  • Able to use the SCD Taxonomy and understand how it supports the human-centered design process steps
  • Thinking like a design thinker and ready to sign up for our second course of the series, Try It! when it is released in SY21/22!

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