This short course is delivered online through self-directed learning over ten hours. Course content includes reading materials, videos, case studies, templates and online discussion boards.
The following topics will be covered during the course:
- Understanding your commitment to participatory design
- Defining the purpose of the workshop
- Identifying participants, including enabling marginal voices
- Designing activities, with an emphasis on
- Utilising different senses and modes of engagement
- Curating participant experience through divergent and convergent thinking stages
- Tools to support planning.
- Establishing atmospheres and moods
- Becoming an effective facilitator for complex contexts, including:
- Communication and listening style
- Working with group tensions
- Providing context and rationales.
- Note-taking and visual narration
- Post-workshop activities, including synthesis, reporting and promoting action.
By the end of the course, you will understand:
- How to identify and facilitate different levels of participatory design
- How different modes of engagement can stimulate new thinking and collaboration
- Effective facilitation techniques
- How to structure engaging activities
- Workshop planning and curation techniques
- How to drive outcomes after a workshop.
Course purchase is subject to UTS Open Terms and Conditions.
UTS complies with latest Government health advice. Delivery of all courses complies with the UTS response to COVID-19.