The market needs surviving skills such as creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking due to the evolving technologies; therefore, design thinking educations are getting spread. Design thinking education aims learners to gain problem-solving mindset by passing through the design thinking processes. Design thinking education - as a constructivist learning approach - has skill-based, effective and cognitive learning outcomes. The constructivist learning approach is based on constructing the knowledge on the prior knowledge of the learner by interacting with other learners, instructors and learning objects. Learning objects are the fundamental part of a learning process that carries the properties of the learning theory and the learning goals. Besides, learning object design is getting more critical in learning technologies. This article aims to explore the potentials of design thinking learning objects and their properties in the perspective of learning theory and learning planning perspective and also aims to figure out the design thinking mindset and design thinking learning through learning object approach.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Guvenir, Can and Bagli, H.Humanur
"The Potentials of Learning Object Design in Design Thinking Learning,"
Markets, Globalization & Development Review:
2, Article 3.
Industrial and Product Design Commons, Instructional Media Design Commons, Interdisciplinary Arts and Media Commons, Other Business Commons
Can Guvenir as an industrial designer has been lead and involved in several design projects based on design, education, and research. Istanbul and Izmır based Can Guvenir Design Studio has been giving design consultancy (industrial design, graphics and stand design) since 2011. Besides, he has been a part-time lecturer at Yasar University Industrial Design Department since 2014, and as an entrepreneur, one of his designs, Flamingo Crutches has founded by TÜBİTAK as a startup in 2017. He took an active role in social projects as a board member in the Industrial Designers Society of Turkey (ETMK). He is interested in co-creation culture and learning motivations in that perspective he has been doing his Ph.D. research in Istanbul Technical University Industrial Design Department about Design Thinking / Design Thinking Toolkits and also coaching Design Thinking workshops since 2014. He has been Visiting Researcher in School of Design Thinking Potsdam since 2019 February with the scholarship of TÜBITAK.
Prof.Dr. H. Humanur BAGLI graduated as an industrial designer from METU, received her masters degree from Hacettepe University, Graphic Design and PhD from ITU, Industrial Product Design. She worked as a design researcher with Intel corp., also as a visiting scholar in City Design Center, UIC, Chicago. After her experience as research assistant in METU and as assistant professor in Yeditepe University, she worked in ITU, Department of Industrial Design. Currently working as a design professor in Sehir University, head of Department of Industrial Design. Among her academic interests are basic design, graphic design, semiotics, product semantics, design thinking, sufi culture and design, entrepreneurship.