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Week 2: Practical Assignment – Problem Solving, part 2: Rice Packaging

The second part of this week’s practical assignment was to redesign the store packaging used for rice, using the SCAMPER method, which we also had to apply in the first part. The bags of rice my family usually buy at the store are usually plastic based – they are very flexible, quite difficult to store away in drawers… Continue reading Week 2: Practical Assignment – Problem Solving, part 2: Rice Packaging

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Week 2: Practical Assignment – Problem Solving, part 1: The Teaspoon

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a teaspoon is primarily defined as ‘a small spoon that is used especially for eating soft foods and stirring drinks’. It may also refer to ‘a spoon that is used by cooks for measuring dry and liquid ingredients and that holds an amount equal to 1/6 fluid ounce or 1/3 tablespoon’,… Continue reading Week 2: Practical Assignment – Problem Solving, part 1: The Teaspoon

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Week 2: Research and Written Assignment

Week 2 focuses on the topic of idea development, introducing us to the SCAMPER model. SCAMPER is a technique used for developing ideas and creative thinking, it was first introduced by Bob Eberle to address targeted questions that help solve problems or help the creative process during meetings. The name SCAMPER is acronym for seven techniques; (S)… Continue reading Week 2: Research and Written Assignment