The democratisation of design and design learning: how do we educate the next-generation designer

Fleischmann, Katja (2015) The democratisation of design and design learning: how do we educate the next-generation designer. In: Presentations from the International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Annual Conference. From: International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Annual Conference, 23-26 June 2015, Casa Convalescencia, Barcelona, Spain.

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Abstract

Democratisation of technology has changed how design is practiced, produced, 'made', accessed, traded, taught, and learned. Crowdsourcing platforms tap into the creative domains of designers and have changed how business is conducted. Collaborative practices and the rise of the citizen designer are shifting the role of the designer in the creation process. At the same time, the culture of design learning is changing. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offer free education to everyone. First trials of translating design education's signature pedagogies into the MOOC environment started. With significant changes challenging the traditional design demographic, and how design is taught and learned, how can we educate the next generation designer? This paper provides some insight by presenting an international view from both design educators, and program leaders, on the future of design education.

Item ID: 41479
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Keywords: design future, design education, design practice
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2015 23:17
FoR Codes: 12 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 1203 Design Practice and Management > 120302 Design Innovation @ 30%
12 BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN > 1203 Design Practice and Management > 120303 Design Management and Studio and Professional Practice @ 30%
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 40%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970112 Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design @ 50%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9303 Curriculum > 930302 Syllabus and Curriculum Development @ 50%
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