Distance Design Education

This site supports educators applying distance and online teaching methods in design and is supported by the Design Research Society Education SIG and The Open University (UK) Design Group.

#DistanceDesignEd

The first draft of The Guide to Creating Distance Design Courses is now available here! https://distancedesigneducation.com/creating-distance-design-courses/DistanceDesignEd

If you have a question, problem, or challenge in your Distance Design Education practice, add it to the THE big #DistanceDesignEd FAQ and let the community help.

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Futures of Design Education: Riding the New Wave

The 17th Futures of Design Education discussion featured some of the Manchester Metropolitan University team talking about their experiences during emergency pandemic teaching, arguing that we are still Riding the New Wave. Jon, Sarah and Peter shared examples of their online, blended and hybrid studio spaces, posing a series of critical questions for all design…

Design Education: Teaching in Crisis 

At the end of 2021 we published the special issue Design Education: Teaching in Crisis in the Journal of Design and Technology Education (DATE). This brought together 16 articles from academics around the world to present articles, case studies and opinion pieces based on their experiences during the Covid-19 Pandemic in 2020/21, Over the next…

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