Entries by Ryan Shriver

Problem Solving for Designers with Mobius

This Fall I’m again teaching Problem Solving for Designers in VCU’s School of the Arts. This year’s class is for graphic design majors who are primarily in their senior year with plans to graduate in the Spring. Just like last Fall, I’m using Mobius as the framework for teaching the students how to solve complex problems. […]

Mobius for designers: Where did the semester go?

Readers of Mobius blog posts one and two in this series know that I was teaching a class this Fall in the VCUarts school on “Problem Solving for Designers”. These same readers know I started the semester thinking I’d write blog posts for each section we covered including insights from teaching Design Thinking using Mobius. It was going to be wonderful and great. […]

Mobius for designers: Problem Framing

Note: This post is part of a series on using Mobius for teaching university students. If you’d like a little more background, see the first post in the series. Now that the students have picked their projects and formed into teams, we’re diving into the problem. The next three classes focused on Problem Framing, Users and […]

Mobius for Designers: A University Course

This fall we’re using Mobius as the basis for the university course “Problem Solving for Designers” in the VCU department of graphic design in RVA. My goals in teaching the class are two fold: 1) teach graphic design students how to solve complex problems using Design Thinking inspired methods and 2) get practical feedback on […]