Starting a new blog

This blog began in response to a very common issue in EdTech and distance education – technology not working!

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Rather than try to get an old thing fixed, we decided to create a new resource, simply because it was needed, quickly, and we knew we could do it.

So that’s lesson #1:

#DistanceDesignEd Lesson 1: All technology fails at some point! Don’t rely on it without having a Plan B…

Welcome to the Distance Design Education resource website and blog!

Published by Derek Jones

Derek Jones is a Senior Lecturer in Design at The Open University (UK), part of the OU Design Group, and the Convenor of the DRS Pedagogy SIG. His main research interests are: the pedagogy of design and creativity, embodied cognition in physical and virtual environments, and theories of design knowledge.

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