Duke University

Open Design

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Aria Chernik, JD, PhD
Kevin Hoch

Instructors: Aria Chernik, JD, PhD

Beginner level
No prior experience required
5 hours to complete
3 weeks at 1 hour a week
Flexible schedule
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What is design? How is it a deeply human endeavor? How can we design better products, services, and experiences in our communities? If you’re interested in helping create a more equitable and accessible world, this Center for Computational Thinking module on Open Design is for you. In this introductory module to Open Design, you’ll learn how you can center equity in your design processes. You’ll learn how the iterative four mindsets of Open Design — understand, create, evaluate, and share — will guide you to meaningfully impact your community. The principles at the heart of Open Design — active inclusivity, transparency, and collaboration — are applicable to work in all fields, providing you with a reflective framework as you make important decisions. This module provides the background on Open Design and its relationship to similar methodologies. After completing this introductory module, you should have the knowledge necessary to explain Open Design to others — and continue your Open Design journey with other learning opportunities.

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3 videos13 readings2 quizzes4 discussion prompts1 plugin


Aria Chernik, JD, PhD
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