Engage with Bryan Howell & Jan Willem Hoftijzer | Design Literacy International Network event

Bryan Howell from Brigham Young University (USA) and Jan Willem Hoftijzer from Technical University of Delft (the Netherlands) will discuss their journey to expand non-written research outputs through visual papers and our efforts to redefine a design sketching taxonomy.

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Engage with Maureen Carroll | Design Literacy International Network event

What does it mean to be an education designer? As design is integrated into classroom learning, the goal is to help students become creative, confident and courageous problem finders and problem solvers. This talk will highlight a research journey on the impact of design in the world of education.

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Noël Guillermina

Noël Guillermina will discuss how Design; arising from a culture of innovation and furnished with more than 50 years of human-centred methods, can help face the current challenges posed to healthcare systems by chronic disease and aging populations. But are we ready for it? What is necessary for designers to help face current healthcare challenges? And are design programs preparing students to face these challenges?

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Engage with Gloria Gomez | Design Literacy International Network event

Gloria Gomez will introduce the Bridging Design Prototypes method which aims to support those who would like to deliver a human cantered design approach. She illustrate the method using teacher and children participation in the paper titled Bridging Design Prototypes & Autonomous Design. In order for the people to be able to use these principles they and those who they aim to be involved in the above processes will need to be have the skills to participate. Thus, these skills should for be part of the general design literacy skills.

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Engage with Gonzalo Castillo | Design Literacy International Network event

The ability to lead transformations and add value to organizations, companies and people through design depends, basically, on the quality of the conversations we may have with our clients. What have we learned from listening for 30 years? Which are these new conversations in our region? The talk will be given in English and will be simultaneously translated into Spanish. // La charla se dictará en inglés y contará con traducción simultánea en castellano. The upcoming talk is part of the Engage with Ideas monthly series, which explore the relationship between design, education, and society. // Esta actividad forma parte del ciclo Engage with Ideas, que tiene como objetivo explorar la relación entre el diseño, la educación y la sociedad.

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Engage with Joyce Koh | Design Literacy International Network event

Joyce Koh in the upcoming talk will discuss her book titled Design Thinking for Education: Conceptions and Applications in Teaching and Learning. Joyce has proposed that the Design Thinking can support Teachers to facilitate students 21st Century Learning. This session uses research conducted with school and higher education teachers in South-East Asia and New Zealand to examine the kinds of teacher design competencies and challenges faced when designing 21st Century Learning experiences. The audience will be invited to brainstorm plausible solutions for enhancing teacher competencies for designing 21st Century Learning experiences.

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Engage with Kate Tregloan, Pippa Soccio & James Thompson | Design Literacy International Network event

The move online has triggered many challenges, not least at the intersection of individual design learning and distributed digital classes. Good subject coordination is ‘behind the scenes’ work underpinning meaningful learning experiences. This presentation will unpack how this element of the BEL+T DIAgram can support learning design and its conversations.

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Engage with Jorge Frascara | Design Literacy International Network event

Jorge Frascara will discuss his 2007 journal article titled Hiding Lack of Knowledge: Bad Words in Design Education published in the Design Issues: Volume 23, Number 4.  In the article  Jorge explored relationship between academic practices of “design research” and training future designers. He has suggested that “master-apprentice” model is limiting how academics conceptualise design education and subsequently what sort of designers are 'produced' by the Higher Education institutions.

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Engage with Ingvild Digranes | Design Literacy International Network event

Professor Ingvild Digranes in her talk titled Outsourcing Design Education to External Creativity Programs – a Non-sustainable Solution will explore how outsourcing of Art and Design education might erode national repertoire of values. She will use The Cultural Rucksack in Norway to illustrate this proposition.

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