The DIAgram as a relational framework for moving design learning and teaching online, and as a designed response to a very wicked problem.
As noted in this post, it’s been a bit quiet because time’s gone into producing the new guide for Creating Distance Design Courses, which is now available here: https://distancedesigneducation.com/creating-distance-design-courses/ It took a bit longer than expected (it started out as a blog post but ended up being a 20k word monster!), so there’s a fewContinue reading “The Guide to Creating Distance Design Courses is finally here!”
The fourth #DistanceDesignEd Meetup was held on Tuesday 24 March, asking the question ‘What next?’. The live note document is here and this also has a capture of the text chat. Please keep adding to this (resources, comments, ideas). Thanks to all contributors so far and a huge thank you to everyone who took partContinue reading “Meetup 04: What next?”
That week went quickly! From starting the blog on Sunday to 4000+ veiws; and from a few quickly typed words on distance design education to holding an online discussion with 75 Design Education academics. Thank you to everyone who has contributed so far; judging by the messages we are receiving it is appreciated and useful.Continue reading “Week 1 in #DistanceDesignED”
There isn’t much research into distance design education and what does exist tends to be informal and/or case study based. This is slowly changing as both design and education research has matured and developed over the past few decades. The excerpts in this post are draft versions of work in progress exploring Virtual Design StudiosContinue reading “Some academic work on Distance Design Education”
This is a cross-post from http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/design/distance-and-online-design-education-a-not-so-quick-introduction/ This is a quick post after a few online discussions and question around how to start with distance (and online) design education – thanks to @ZhenpingLiow, @_p_antonio and others). It’s a quick summary of a few key concepts and ideas for any design teachers or tutors needing to thinkContinue reading “Distance and online design education – a (not so) quick introduction”
This blog began in response to a very common issue in EdTech and distance education – technology not working! 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: Welcome to theContinue reading “Starting a new blog”