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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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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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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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A Fork in the Road (by Eddie Norman)

When I became Editor of Design and Technology Education: an international Journal (DATE:IJ) in 2005 there was a clear direction ahead. It had been set many years previously by the late Professor John Eggleston at the first IDATER conference in 1988. It was actually DATER then (Design and Technology Education Research and Curriculum Development Conference), […]

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Perfect Misfits and Webinars

In December Ken Baynes and Eddie Norman were invited to speak (via Skype) at the Principals Meet that is held annually at DSK International Campus, Pune in India to discuss the importance of creative careers in the 21st Century. The topic for discussion was ‘The Perfect Misfits’, so clearly irresistible to us. Mr. Ninad Panse […]

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Thinking through Drawing

  Thinking through Drawing 2012 was an interdisciplinary symposium on drawing, cognition and education held at the Wimbledon College of Art from 12-14 September 2012.  It focused on ‘Drawing in STEAM’ as this quotation from the organisers indicates. ‘How is drawing used within and between STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths)? What is the relationship […]

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Peter Gregory reviews ‘Design Education: a Vision for the Future’

DEVF review (AD)

Here is a good example of a responsive publication.  It grew from a lecture originally given in 2010 by Ken Baynes and is developed as a collection of essays using the same ‘seven key themes around which a future vision of design education could be framed’.  In part it celebrates what had already been identified […]

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David Spendlove reviews ‘Design Education: a Vision for the Future’

  The last few years have been a very difficult period for those involved in the Design and Technology education community. A change of government and a change of emphasis saw Design and Technology potentially marginalised in favour of a back to basics ‘analogue curriculum in a digital age’. Creativity, Technology and ‘Designerly Thinking’ were […]

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LDP Book Posters Available For Download

Design Education Squib Poster

Overview of the posters available to freely download from the Loughborough Design Press website for 3 of the latest books published by LDP. This includes the squib ‘Design Education: A Vision for the Future’.

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Design Education: A vision for the future

This short book is intended as an angry, but measured response to the Government’s new National Curriculum proposals for Design and Technology and Art and Design in England. However its scope is much wider than national or ‘subject’ boundaries, as it is written from the standpoint of Design Education.

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