Design and pitch your own mobile application to better the world!
Learn and apply the Design Thinking method and explore how innovation changes and shapes the world.
Students will use the engineering design process to develop an App using MITs app inventor. They will explore the technology involved in app development and learn about design techniques to make an app successful. Students will enhance their oral and writing skills by pitching their idea to peers and judges from across the Queens Community and give and receive feedback to their peers.
Engineering Innovation is a partnership program between Queens Engineering Connections, the Dunin-Deshpande Innovation Centre and Queens ESU.
Students can expect to sign on in the morning and participate in live in activities throughout the day
We will begin with a welcome, housekeeping, and a short team-building activity.
Through live discussions and online learning tools, students will explore:
The Design Thinking method
How our personality affects our work
App Development Strategies
Career and Academic opportunities
Activities will be led by Ontario Certified Teacher Candidates from Queens Faculty of Education, Instructors from Queens Engineering Connections and members of the Queens Innovation Community.
Students log into the Zoom call in the morning and off in the afternoon.
9AM - 3PM Monday to Thursday
9AM - 12PM Friday
Two 15 minute breaks & one 1 hour lunch break
For success in this program you will need:
High-speed internet connection, a personal computer with webcam. Tablets are not recommended.