NPTEL Design Thinking – A Primer Week 1 Assignment Answers 2024

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NPTEL Design Thinking – A Primer Week 1 Assignment Answers 2024

1. What is the central focus of Design Thinking in the development of a product/service?

  • Buddha️
  • Humans
  • Ideas
  • Profit
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2. Arrange the four steps of Design Thinking in the correct order:

  • Empathize, Define, Ideate, Prototype, Test
  • Enervate, Aberrate, Serate, Tolerate
  • Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Contro
  • Empathize, Analyze, Solve, Test
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3. According to Prof. John Arnold, what can be taught in a classroom?

  • Creativity
  • Four Noble Truths
  • Design Thinking
  • Science-fiction
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4. Why did Prof. Arnold introduce the Arcturus IV case study?️

  • His students could empathize with people who are different from themselves
  • His students could build anything, including an Eggomobil
  • His students could learn from alien cultures
  • His students could analyze intergalactic travel
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5. Prof. Bala has linked the four phases of Design Thinking with which ancient philosophy?

  • Four Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Four Laws of Creativity️
  • Four Noble Truths
  • Four Thinking Hats
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6. What does the Empathize phase in Design Thinking entail?

  • Experience the problem that your customer is facing as if it were your own
  • Buy a pair of shoes for your customer
  • Perform a detailed market analysis by sending out surveys to all the potential customers
  • Go on a journey with your investors
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7. In their effort to empathize with ER patients, what did the IDEO team do?

  • Attached a video camera and pretended to be one of the patients
  • Interviewed patients who were admitted to the Emergency Room
  • Documented their own accident experiences
  • Stopped the hospital from attending to patients
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8. What key insight did the IDEO team gain when pretending to be patients in the emergency room?️

  • Patients mostly saw the roof of the hospital when admitted
  • Patients were provided excessive medication
  • Patients were treated badly by the hospital
  • Patients were unconscious the whole time
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9. How does empathy through observation benefit Design Thinkers?

  • Assist older adults with taking medicines
  • Identify diseases in older adults who find it difficult to open bottles with their arthritic hands
  • Create child-proof medicine bottles
  • Identify inherent problems people are facing, even if they are not completely aware of them
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10. What is the next step in Karmic Design Thinking after the Empathize phase?

  • Solve
  • Test
  • Analyze
  • How Might We
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