Design Thinking: An Innovative Process for Concept-Based Curriculum Creation
As a new director, facilitating the launch of a new program with a new curriculum, Dr. Kiersch reflects on his expertise in Design Thinking and its application to nursing curriculum design. Dr. Kiersch explores the key tenets of Design Thinking like ways to empathize with end-users, embrace a diversity of thought, and take calculated risks, and he identifies key strategies that help move the team through the curriculum design process. Along with a Doctorate in Health Innovation and Leadership, Kiersch holds a certificate in healthcare design, which has proven transferable to curriculum design. Dr. Kiersch explores strategies for team formation, rapid iteration, community building and will address essential topics like online learning, technology integration, collective leadership, governance, and more.