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Exploring a New Future in Collaborative Design Processes in Education

  • Joyce ThomasEmail author
  • Jerrod Windham
  • Suresh Sethi
  • Manish Arora
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 968)

Abstract

The design process… what is it? How do we teach it in industrial design programs within the US? What is the role of users and how does the design process influence collaboration? There are many similarities yet also differences in how we approach teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels between universities. This paper discusses the experience of design educators from two universities in the US exploring assistive and medical device design projects and begins to explore where do we go from here.

Keywords

Design process Discovery Self Problem finding/solving 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joyce Thomas
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jerrod Windham
    • 1
  • Suresh Sethi
    • 2
  • Manish Arora
    • 3
  1. 1.Auburn UniversityAuburnUSA
  2. 2.University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignChampaignUSA
  3. 3.Indian Institute of ScienceBengaluruIndia

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