Design studio challenge, as a creativity fostering tool for product Design students

Aziza Abou Elsoud
2021 Journal of Design Sciences and Applied Arts  
Improving students' creativity skills is design instructors' dream, that's why there are many techniques to achieve that, as a design instructor you want your students to think out of the box, to be motivated and competitive, you want to make sure they make the best out of the design studio time. Students waiting for the professor feedback on their projects would be irritating, as the time you spend with each one would mean a wasted time for the others, they would be anxious, and worried about
more » ... and worried about feedback on their work, so they just sit waiting for calling their names for follow up. Instructors' life dream is to have great time management inside the design studio, students gaining knowledge, benefitting from lecture time, have one on one time with each student, making sure they are on the right track. Design challenges is a well-known activity in design communities, it simply aims to keep designers motivated, some time it's time controlled, in others, its topic controlled. The study aims to discover the potentials resulting from applying design challenges in classroom while inspiring the students for design thinking, how will this be applied? is this going to improve their creativity skills? would this help the instructor for better design studio time management? The experiment is taking place during product design studio in,
doi:10.21608/jdsaa.2021.30287.1048 fatcat:pyj3obxqijc3lach7flnmw4faq