Distance Design Education

This site has been set up to support design educators moving to distance and online teaching and is supported by the Design Research Society Pedagogy 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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12 Ways to Check your Briefs

Author: Ricardo Sosa, PhD Background Studio learning is a “signature pedagogy” of contemporary design education with origins in fine arts schools. These days there is a wide range of flavours and practices that characterise design studios, from basic foundation courses to student-led and capstone projects with industry. A critical component of all studio experiences isContinue reading “12 Ways to Check your Briefs”

Designing in partnership with students at a distance

This blog was co-authored by Abbie Jackson, Anna Ward-Stancheva,  Leo Rees-Evans, Mar Reyes and Rebekah Manston, Design and Innovation students at the Open University as well as Georgy Holden and Nicole Lotz, Senior Lecturers at the Open University. On June 25th 2020, the third annual exhibition of work of OU design students was launched. Our studentsContinue reading “Designing in partnership with students at a distance”

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