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Liz Macfarlane reviews Design Epistemology and Curriculum Planning

Review by Liz Macfarlane Education Consultant, Vice-President NSEAD An excellent review of LDP’s recent publication can be found on the NSEAD website and can be found here: http://nsead.org/news/news.aspx?id=806 It is also shown below. ‘The collection of papers featured in this book were drawn together as a response to the Department for Education’s Expert Panel, which […]

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Inside a Design Curriculum (by Ken Baynes)

Most writers on design education are (rightly) scornful of our highly standardised school curriculum. We see it as focused on past knowledge, emphasising the academic over the creative and practical. Though it claims to be trying to fit children for adult life, it is not itself orientated towards the future or the skills and understandings […]

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Jeffrey Buckley reviews Design Epistemology and Curriculum Planning

Review by Jeffrey Buckley KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, Stockholm Jeffrey Buckley’s review of Design Epistemology and Curriculum Planning was published in the March 2018 Issue of  Design and Technology Education: an international journal and can be found at: https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/DATE/article/view/2357 We have just quoted the start and end of the review below, but we […]

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Review by Dawne Bell of Eileen Adams: Agent of Change

Review by Dawne Bell Edge Hill University Published online in Design and Technology Education: an international journal, 22(1) in May, 2017, the full review can be found at: https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/DATE/article/view/2200> The full review includes commentaries on each chapter, and only the introduction and summary are shown below … Authored by Eileen Adams Agents of Change, as […]

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Design Epistemology and Curriculum Planning

ISBN References ISBN [Paperback, B&W] 978-1-909671-15-7 … £7.99 RRP ISBN [ebook, mobi] 978-1-909671-17-1 … £2.99 RRP The paperback version is available from The Great British Bookshop,  online book sellers (eg BOOKS etc) and all good book shops. A print replica ebook version for Kindles is available from Amazon. About This Book Design epistemology is a challenging and elusive concept. When it is also […]

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Review by Ged Gast of Eileen Adams: Agent of Change

Review by Ged Gast Past president, NSEAD The National Society for Education in Art and Design magazine,  Spring 017, Issue 18, pp 32-33 Eileen Adams has worked at the leading edge of art, design and environmental education for the past 40 years, as a teacher, examiner, researcher, freelance consultant and project manager. This book marks […]

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Tristram Shepard reviews Eileen Adams’ new book

Change in education is notoriously difficult to achieve. The administrative structures, the numbers of teachers and managers, the range of agencies and political and economic pressures involved, not to mention the need to please Ofsted and achieve a high rank in different aspects of school league tables, means it’s usually easiest and wisest to leave […]

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