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Talking D&T Podcasts

Eddie Norman There are many issues that need to be discussed and many debates that need to be had concerning design in general education, and Design and Technology in particular.  Dr Alison Hardy’s initiative in creating the Talking D&T  podcasts provides one excellent platform for these to happen. One of the most important is ‘knowledge’ and […]

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Eileen Adams: Agent of change

Visual Literacy: prompting change in art, design and environmental education links theory and practice in a revealing analysis of Eileen’s work. Key themes include the value of inter-professional cooperation (for example, between teachers and architects) and the dynamic potential of action research.

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Manifestations (by Ken Baynes)

It can’t be often that art, craft and design education are the subject of two important manifestos. But the Crafts Council and the National Society for Education in Art and Design (NSEAD) both marked the end of 2014 by issuing policy statements. Both are essential reading for anyone interested in design research or design education. […]

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Graphicacy and Culture: Refocusing on visual learning

Xenia Danos’s book seeks to contribute to the creation of a platform for education in the area of graphicacy. The foundation for the book is Xenia’s literature review concerning the development of graphicacy in humans. Despite exploring over 2000 references, the prior research was limited in scope, but raised many potentially interesting points of departure.

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