University of Tsukuba | Grad. Scho. Syst. and Info. Eng. | Dept. Comp. Sci. | List of Courses
Kazuo Misue, Others
E-Mail misue[at]
Office hours (Fall Semester) Mon. 16:00-18:00
Cource# 01CH747, 01CJ030, 01CJ108
Area Advanced IT Professional
Course style Lecture, Practice
Term Fall AB
Period Thu5,6
Room# 3B311
Keywords innovation, team activity, idea creation, design thinking
Outline Lecturers invited from industry give talk about cases of innovation in various fields by using ICT. After lectures about cases, students practice group works. Through the group works, they learn a design thinking process for innovation.
Course plan
  1. Cases of innovation: Cases of the efforts to solve social and/or business problems by using ICT are introduced. The following topics are planned (topics are subject to change): social infrastructure (power, railway), agriculture, medical, nursing care and health, financial systems, transportation (intelligent automobile), and Base of the Economic Pyramid (BOP)
  2. Creative process for innovation (Group works): Students perform idea creation exercises for innovation as group work. Using the design thinking for issues around us, they perform from field work to making a proposal of a service model. Through the exercises, they learn diverse expertise, experience the cooperation, collaboration with the people with different ideas and opinions, and the process of idea creation through design thinking.
References Announced at the class.
Evaluation Evaluated in the following viewpoints:
  • Reports for assignments
  • Activities in the group works