Integrative Research and Development
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Design Strategies
Department: Design Strategies
Course Number: PSDS 3100
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus, Paris campus
Permission Required: No
Topics:
  • Research Methods
  • Design Research
  • Design
Description:
This course builds upon the Research and Development Methods course by offering students the opportunity to experiment with various approaches to the integration of design and research methodologies. In a semester-long project that spans planning, research, implementation and testing, students will experience the unfolding of the design process, with special attention given to the use of iteration and prototyping as a means to generate knowledge and/or innovative solutions. Students gain a theoretical as well as a practical understanding of how to organize and optimize the design process as well as the critical skills to reflect on the design process and its outcomes.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: BBA in Strategic Design and Management majors only. Pre-requisite(s): PSDS 2100 or PUDM 3301 Research and Development Methods and LMTH 1960 Quantitative Reasoning 2.
Restrictions:

Level

Open to Undergraduate students.

Campus

Open to Paris students.

Major

Open to Strategic Design & Management students.