Design for America of NYU
If you want to an opportunity to practice and hone your design thinking skills while trying to tackle social issues, check out the projects from Design for America of NYU, a student club (open to undergraduates and graduates from all schools at NYU).
Design Thinking Roundtable (Podcast): To learn more about designers and innovators, listen to the podcasts here:
This concept was inspired by Jane McGonigal's book, Superbetter where she explains how certain routines can be converted into a game so that we enjoy the process more and get things done faster. The same methodology can be used to make school coursework more exciting.
Design Thinking Process
Design thinking is a creative and collaborative problem-solving methodology used to generate more empathetic and innovative solutions. This resource highlights the different phases of Design Thinking as formulated by The Design Gym and has templates that designers can you for various problems they are solving.
Learn IDEO's approach to design thinking and creative leadership through IDEO U—an online school that equips individuals with the tools and mindsets necessary to ignite creative confidence and tackle complex challenges.
Design Kit by IDEO.org
Design Kit by IDEO.org is hardly the only place to learn about the power of human-centered design. These books, guides, and free downloads are all great destinations to help you routinely innovate and solve big problems.