Coursera Design

Assignments for Coursera's "Design: Creation of Artifacts in Society" and a selection of assignments for General Assembly's "User Experience Design"

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Assignment 2.1 - Design Problem Definition (P)

This assignment is:

Refine the definition of the design problem using the five-whys methodology. Articulate a hierarchy of problems, identifying with an asterisk (*) the statement you think would best serve as your course project. Please adopt the format "In what way might I <fill-in-with-statement>?"

In what way might I feel connected to other cultures around the world?

In what way might I experience a town in the same way as the people who live there?

In what way might I avoid tourist traps while on vacation?

In what way might I travel like a local while on vacation?

*In what way might I create a service that helps me travel like a local while on vacation?

In what way might I find the places locals like to visit?

In what way might I read reviews of places locals like?

In what way might I aggregate local reviews of places into one place?

In what way might I create a travel guide based on local reviews?

In what way might I create a travel guide based on social media reviews?

In what way might I create a social travel guide that helps me travel like a local while on vacation by tapping into local social media reviews?

In what way might I keep a travel guide up to date with fresh content?

In what way might I make the travel guide an immerse experience?

In what way might I segment social media reviews from traditional media reviews? 

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