2016 Conference

Education vs. Learning

 

The fourth Design Educators Conference gathered renowned national and international design scholars from around the world to explore the connections and disconnects of education with the goal to stimulate learning. Conference proceedings from a specially selected group of speakers have been curated and published in the form of a PDF.

 

As students and technology evolve, how is education changing to meet the needs of the new learner? What technologies or techniques will encourage learning? Where are the pain points for educators and learners? The 2016 Design Educators Conference seeks to explore the connections and disconnects of education with the goal to stimulate learning.

 

Presenters shared new models of collaboration taking form at the intersection between academia and real world projects. Design practitioners and scholars investigated the following questions:

  • As students and technology evolve, how is education changing to meet the needs of the new learner?
  • What technologies or techniques will encourage learning?
  • Where are the pain points for educators and learners?

 

A big thank you to those involved in the writing, reviewing and designing process:

 

Peer Review Committee

Renee Alleyn, Sheridan College
Sean Grant RGD, Cambrian College
Gillian Harvey, University of Alberta
Richard Hunt, OCAD University
Nancy Snow, OCAD University
Paul van Dongen RGD, Committee
Saskia van Kampen RGD, OCAD University

 

Designer

Megan Oldfield RGD, Field Design Office

 

Copy Editor

Nadine Arseneault RGD

 

 

To download the publication, click here.