Engage with Oscar Huerta and Catalina Cortés | Design Literacy in Action | Design Literacy International Network event

In the upcoming November’s Engage with Ideas talk titled Fostering Design Literacy to address Extended Producer Responsibility, Oscar Huerta and Catalina Cortés will discuss how companies are learning how to eco-design packaging, in order to facilitate the producer's need for compliance with a new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) law. In 2016 the national government introduced a legislation which will be enforced in 2023, in which the producers will be responsible for their products from the ‘cradle to grave’.

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2022 Symposium

During the 2022 Perspectives on Design Literacy online Symposium invited international scholars outlined their take on the concept of Design Literacy by presenting their points of view. The key aspect of the symposium was no enable discussions about how we might productively engage with the Design Literacy concept. The articulated points of view have provided the participants to venture onto journeys to map out the field. The mapping process will be used to rally the international Design Literacy network members to open-up alternative spaces for design education and research. You can read more about 2022 Perspectives on Design Literacy online Symposium by vising this link  https://designliteracy.net/symposia/

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Engage with Marco Mazzarotto & Bibiana Oliveira Serpa | Design Literacy in Action | Design Literacy International Network event

In the upcoming October's Engage with Ideas, Design Literacy International Network event, Marco Mazzarotto's and Bibiana Oliveira Serpa's talk titled Design Literacy in Action will discuss how Freire’s theory of 'dialogical and anti-dialogical action' (1996 [1970]) may guide design educators to consider what subjectivities they aim 'instill' in their design students.

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Engage with Linda Keane | Place Based Literacy | 21st Design Literacy International Network event

Engage with Linda Keane | Place Based Literacy | 21st Design Literacy International Network event

Linda Keane will explore the Place Based Literacy / Alfabetización Basada en el Lugar / 中文, and how the "Anywhere Anytime E-Learning Toolkit" supports subjects, scales, and approaches, across Project Based Learning (PBL) activities buy cultivating cultural and ecological investigations of the world. Moving through TOOLS, LANGUAGE, DISCOVERY, and DESIGN opportunities, participants scaffold critical skills connecting people and places to the world that could be. The talk is based Linda and Mark Keane's article titled  Design THIS Place: Built Environment Education.

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Engage with Liow Zhengping | Event Archive | Design Literacy International Network event

Liow Zhengping's Tuesday 5 July talk is based on his book chapter titled: Start It Right [S.I.R.] – A Heterarchy Studio Pedagogical Model for Generation Z Learners [协作式团队学习:设计工作室中权力结构的重新调整。]. The chapter is from the book titled: Effective Design Critique Strategies Across Disciplines, which was published in 2021. In his talk, Ping will particularly focus around issues related to creating relevant studio learning experiences for our Generation Z students.

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Engage with Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness | Event Archive | 19th Design Literacy International Network event

Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness will explore sketchnoting as it relates to visual literacy definitions in general and the five pillars of Visual Literacy Theory (defined by Avgerinou and Pettersson): visual language, visual thinking, visual learning, visual communication, and visual perception.

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Engage with Bryan Howell & Jan Willem Hoftijzer | Event Archive | 18th 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 | Event Archive | 17th 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 | Event Archive | 16th Design Literacy International Network event

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 | Event Archive | 15th 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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