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Ignite, Inspire, and Innovate: Integrating Innovation Into Today’s College Courses (Lone Star College)

Total Credits: .4 Workshop CEU(s)

Judith Cardenas
4 Hours
Lone Star College-System Office - The Woodlands, Texas



During this workshop, participants will explore ways to build students’ innovation mindsets and collaboration skills by integrating design thinking techniques into the learning experience. Participants will also learn how to enhance learners' creative habits through deep user empathy, radical collaboration, and rapid experimentation to problem solving. The workshop focuses on the most common step-by-step innovation framework faculty can apply to the creation of content, activities, and student services.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Describe design thinking.
  • Identify tools and techniques used by the world’s leading designers.
  • Understand how faculty can enhance and model innovative mindsets.


Digital Badge, Certificate, and CEUs

All workshop participants can obtain, at no additional cost:

  • A digital badge and certificate that provide a web-enabled, verifiable documentation of your professional learning experience.
  • CEUs, which are awarded by passing the post-workshop learning assessment with a score of 80% or better.


Judith Cardenas's Profile

Judith Cardenas Related Seminars and Products

Dr. Judith Cardenas's academic background includes a doctorate in education administration, as well as a doctorate in training and performance improvement. She has completed a variety of postdoctoral training, including leadership development at Harvard University and John F. Kennedy School of Government and human performance improvement at the American Society for Training and Development and Human Capital Analytics. In addition, she holds a certification as a Registered Business Coach, is a Certified Professional for Return on Investment from Villanova University, Certified Neuro Coach in the areas of change, transformation, and agility from Harvard University, and is a Certified Professional in Innovation of Products and Services from MIT.



Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands
1909 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, Texas, 77380
(281) 298-4600

Hilton Garden Inn Houston/The Woodlands
9301 Six Pines Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
(281) 364-9300

Residence Inn The Woodlands/Market Street
9333 Six Pines Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77380
(281) 419-1542


Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and refund requests, minus a $25 administrative fee, must be received no later than 30 days prior to the scheduled event.  Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Registrants who have an outstanding balance and do not attend the workshop are responsible for the $25 administrative fee. Substitutions are accepted at any time prior to the workshop by submitting a written request to Kelly Berley. The individual requesting the transfer is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with the transfer.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images

By registering for one or more of these modules, you consent to being recorded for any purpose whatsoever, and you release NISOD and The University of Texas at Austin and their officers and representatives from any liability for infringement of any rights, and you expressively authorize and permit the use of your name, voice, and likeness and all reproductions thereof, for any purpose whatsoever, in perpetuity in any media now known or hereafter devised, without limitation and without compensation.


Lone Star College-System Office

5000 Research Forest Drive, Community Building, Star Ballroom I, The Woodlands, Texas 77381, United States
(832) 813-6500


Preliminary Schedule
Date/Time: Fri, Nov 15, 2024 - 10:00A to 02:30P (CST)
10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Central Workshop
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Central Lunch provided by NISOD.
Venue Address

Lone Star College
Community Building, Ballroom I
5000 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4356