Design education; At the cross roads of different disciplines

Tully, R. (2013) Design education; At the cross roads of different disciplines. [Conference Proceedings]

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Design and design education sit at the junction of a number of different disciplines. The development and delivery of appropriate educational interventions requires effective collaboration between these disciplines. Appreciating and understanding discipline differences and commonalities is a significant enabler of cross-discipline collaboration. Each discipline evolves its own culture and practices. This paper explores the experience of integrating different discipline cultures on a new cross-disciplinary undergraduate BSc. in Product Design at the Dublin Institute of Technology and considers the impact of this integration on the on-going development and delivery of the program. By considering and presenting these experiences on a particular educational intervention this paper seeks to contribute to an on-going discourse relating to cross-disciplinary program and curriculum development.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Collaboration; Cross-discipline; Cultures; Education; Product design; Cross-disciplinary; Cross-disciplinary program; Curriculum development; Design Education; Educational intervention; Curricula
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2015 20:14
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2015 17:30

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