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Designing Interactions / Experiences: Reflection in Action

This is the explanation of the “Reflection in Action” component of the completion criteria of the “Designing Interactions / Experiences” module I’m teaching at Köln International School of Design of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, which I’m honored to give by invitation of Professor Philipp Heidkamp […]

This is the explanation of the “Reflection in Action” component of the completion criteria of the “Designing Interactions / Experiences” module I’m teaching at Köln International School of Design of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, which I’m honored to give by invitation of Professor Philipp Heidkamp.

Learning Outcomes

You will learn the self-evaluation criteria as a component of module completion

Class Outlines

  • The Reflective Practitioner
  • Documentation of Brainstorming and Ideas Generation
  • Design Development
  • Research & Analysis
  • Stages of Development
  • Final Outcome

Slideshow

Designing Interactions / Experiences: Reflection in Action from Itamar Medeiros

Recommended Reading

Schön, D. (1983), The Reflective Practitioner. How professionals think in action, London: Temple Smith

Capture Your Flag LLC (2012), “How Reflecting Benefits a Creative Career”, retrieved on December 11th, 2013 from http://www.captureyourflag.com/interview-library/how-reflecting-benefits-a-creative-career-jon-kolko.html

Participation, Power and Social Change Team (2013), Reflective Practice in “Participatory Methods”, retrieved December 11th, 2013 from http://www.participatorymethods.org/method/reflective-practice

By Itamar Medeiros

I'm a Strategist, Branding Specialist, Experience Designer, Speaker, and Workshop Facilitator based in Germany, where I work as Director of Design Strategy and Systems at SAP and visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design of the Cologne University of Applied Sciences.

Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, I've helped truly global companies in several countries (Brazil, China, Germany, The Netherlands, Poland, The United Arab Emirates, United States, Hong Kong) create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles.

During my 7 years in China, I've promoted the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai.

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