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Librarian teaches design thinking process to 80 alumni

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Sticky problems are everywhere — in businesses, organizations, institutions and in the community. 

During a workshop led by Kristin Meyer ’01, user experience librarian, 80 participants learned about design thinking, a process used for creative problem solving. The workshop focused on using design thinking to view situations from other people’s perspectives in order to create better solutions, plans and products. 

Alumni received hands-on experience with techniques that translate across many industries.

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Kristin Meyer ’01, GVSU user experience librarian, presents a workshop on design thinking.

“I liked how engaging and applicable it was.”

“I loved this program. It was engaging and I could apply it to my job.”

“I liked how it was interactive and encouraged us to use this thinking in our life.”

“Enjoyed meeting positive/like-minded people. I value the ideation methods shared and demonstrated.”

“Enjoyed the encouragement to collaborate. I saw how the activities could benefit the company immediately.”

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