2021 Design Educators Conference – Webinar Series

The RGD is pleased to announce we will hold our 5th Design Educators Conference, the first to be held completely virtually, in Webinar Series format, on the dates listed below.

 

Webinars
 

January 15, 1:00 PM ET

Keynote

  • Shared Visions for Change | Anne H. Berry, Jennifer Rittner and Kelly Walters


January 29, 1:00 PM ET

Keynote

  • They Were There Too


February 12, 1:00 PM ET

Theme: Equity

  • Sustainable Design Thinking: Changing the Design Process | Robin Landa, Kean U.
  • Strong Like Two People | Adolfo Ruiz, MacEwan U


February 26, 1:00 PM ET

Theme: Empower

  • “I hated assessment, well, I get why we did it" | Tracey Waller, Royal College of Art
  • Health + Design: Expanding the Undergraduate Curriculum to Embrace Real World Problems | Gillian Harvey, U of Alberta


March 12, 1:00 PM ET

Theme: Embrace

  • Embracing Equitable Remote Learning | Saskia van Kampen, San Francisco State U
  • The act of Teaching Design is Design | Andrew Hladkyj, Sheridan College


March 26, 1:00 PM ET

Theme: Expand

  • Making Real: or Why We Don’t Teach Speculative Design | Ali Qadeer & Richard Hunt, OCAD U
  • ‘Show & Tell’ (12) | Sheeraz Waria

 

April 9, 1:00 PM ET

Theme: Empower

  • Design Feedback Sprint Sessions Produce ACE | Nicki Wragg, Swinburne U of Technology

 

April 23, 1:00 PM ET

Theme: Engage

  • 21st Century Higher Education Faces a Variety of Challenges | Aidan Rowe, U of Alberta
  • Curricular Hegemony and Design Education | Brian DeLevie, U of Colorado Denver


Check Webinar details here.

 

The Conference's 5 themes are: 

  • Empower – the learners
  • Embrace – the classroom
  • Expand – the experience
  • Engage – with external participation
  • Equity – within all spaces
     

The Conference consists of:

  • 2 Keynote Presentations 
  • 12 Themed Concurrent Sessions
  • 12 Roundtable Sessions 

Registration is now open

 

Register here. For Pricing, click here.
 

 

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