Cynthia Muhonja, of the 2019 class, took other students through the design thinking process and how it applies to educational problems. The theme was “Design thinking and Education.” This was on 19/09/2016 at 16:25:00 GMT.
This event was targeted at the whole Ashesi Community but had most of the freshmen attend.The event started off by Cynthia 19′ explaining the design thinking process (Research, Analysis, POV, Ideation, Prototyping (Solution)) and how it is a creative way of solving educational problems. She spoke about how to solve a problem starting from researching and empathizing with the users. Some of the activities for the day were, the participants were told to write down an educational problem and come up with how they were going to solve it using the design thinking approach.
The next meeting will be on the 26th of September, 2016 with the topic “Research Reframing: The Need for Reframing”