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Jim Arnold

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Agricultural Systems Technology & Education

Assistant Professor of Practice

Prof Practice Asst Professor

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Educational Background

Other, Industrial Design, (Human Factors), Arizona State University, 2005
Big Ideas: A History of Field Research in Industrial Design
BFA, Industrial Design, Brigham Young University, 1997


Jim has a history of industry leading industrial design, research, teaching, administration and management. He has professional experience in Ideation methods, Design for Production, Computer-Aided Design, and Design Research.

Teaching Interests

Design Management<br>Computer Aided Design<br>Design Research<br>Design for Production<br>Prototyping<br>Human Factors<br>Materials and Manufacturing Processes<br>Sketching and Drawing<br>Outdoor Soft Goods Design<br>Outdoor Gear Design<br>Athletic/Outdoor Shoe Design

Research Interests

Industry Sponsored Design and Development Projects<br>Industrial Design<br>User Centered Design Research<br>Human Factors Design<br>Design Visualization and Ideation<br>Computer Aided Product Design

Scheduled Teaching

TEE 1010 - Communications Technology, Fall 2019

OPDD 4430 - Digital Design Technologies for Outdoor Products II, Fall 2019

OPDD 1050 - Fundamentals of Design, Fall 2019

OPDD 1000 - Product Concept Sketching, Fall 2019