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Torkildsby, Anne Britt – Design and Technology Education, 2018
Universal design thinkers are needed now more than ever. The world is facing one humanitarian crisis after the other, forcing people to flee their homes and resettle elsewhere without knowing anything about the local language, traditions, and way of life. Moreover, an ageing population is in need of (housing) design that facilitates long-term…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Design, Workshops, Graduate Students
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Karlsen, Kristine Hoeg – Design and Technology Education, 2017
Research frequently reports student dissatisfaction with feedback in higher education. Large class sizes and modularization challenge teachers in providing useful feedback. Most of these studies have investigated student perceptions of written feedback in coursework, and few attempts have been made considering feedback in face-to-face contexts…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Design, Speech Communication, Values
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Pavel, Nenad; Berg, Arild – Design and Technology Education, 2015
To the extent previously claimed, concept exploration is not the key to product innovation. However, companies that are design-focused are twice as innovative as those that are not. To study design-driven innovation and its occurrence in design education, two case studies are conducted. The first is an example of design practice which includes…
Descriptors: Innovation, Difficulty Level, Case Studies, Technology Transfer
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Liem, Andre; Sanders, Elizabeth B.-N. – Design and Technology Education, 2013
It has been found that the implementation of Human-centred Design (HCD) methods in the Fuzzy Front-End is not likely to lead to diversification in educational product planning exercises, where time lines are short and executors lack experience. Companies, interested to collaborate with Master-level Industrial Design students on strategic design…
Descriptors: Design, Human Factors Engineering, Innovation, Workshops
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Kirkeby, Pal J. – Design and Technology Education, 2010
How can young pupils get "An effective introduction" to technology and design at the primary level in the Norwegian context? This question is highlighted with examples based on case studies at five classes in two schools doing their first technology and design project at grades 1 or 2 (age 6-8 years). The project was about air rockets.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Primary Education, Elementary Education, Technological Literacy
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Hansen, Pal J. Kirkeby – Design and Technology Education, 2009
"Knowledge Promotion" is the recent curriculum for the Norwegian 10-year compulsory school. "Technology and Design" (ToD) is a new main subject area in Natural Science. ToD should be taught across the curriculum between Natural Science, Art and Crafts, and Mathematics. The main goal is that pupils should be able to plan,…
Descriptors: Natural Sciences, Scientific Principles, Case Studies, Technology Education