Design Education Today

Technical Contexts, Programs and Best Practices

  • Dirk Schaefer
  • Graham Coates
  • Claudia Eckert

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Alexandra Coso Strong, Micah Lande, Robin Adams
    Pages 1-21
  3. Adam R. Carberry, Samantha R. Brunhaver
    Pages 23-36
  4. Shanna R. Daly, Seda McKilligan, Keelin Leahy, Colleen M. Seifert
    Pages 37-60
  5. Jacquelyn K. S. Nagel, Christopher Rose, Cheri Beverly, Ramana Pidaparti
    Pages 149-178
  6. Marija Jankovic, Didier Dumur, John Cagnol, Valérie Ferreboeuf
    Pages 203-220
  7. Satesh Namasivayam, Mohammad Hosseini Fouladi, Douglas Tong Kum Tien, Jayasubamani Arvi S. Moganakrishnan
    Pages 249-270

About this book


This book provides extensive information on the key technical design disciplines, education programs, international best practices and modes of delivery that are aimed at preparing a trans-disciplinary design workforce for the future. It also presents a comprehensive overview of the scope of, and state of the art in, design education. 

The book highlights signature design education programs from around the globe and across all levels, in both traditional and distance learning settings. Additionally, it discusses professional societies for designers and design educators, as well as the current standards for professional registration, and program accreditation. Reflecting recent advances and emerging trends, it offers a valuable handbook for design practitioners and managers, curriculum designers and program leaders alike. It will also be of interest to students and academics looking to develop a career related to the more technical aspects of design. 


Design Education and Pedagogy Product Development Design Engineering Engineering Design Industrial Design Engineering Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Dirk Schaefer
    • 1
  • Graham Coates
    • 2
  • Claudia Eckert
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Industrial DesignUniversity of LiverpoolLiverpoolUK
  2. 2.School of EngineeringNewcastle UniversityNewcastle-upon-TyneUK
  3. 3.School of Engineering and InnovationThe Open UniversityMilton KeynesUK

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