SEE BEYOND: Enhancement – Strategies in Teaching Learning as a Stimulus to Creativity in Fashion Design

  • Geraldo Coelho Lima JúniorEmail author
  • Rachel Zuanon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10917)


The creative capacity of the brain is a valuable aid to learning. Studies of the Neurosciences when applied to the area of teaching/learning, provide an understanding of the cognitive processes of the brain; the mapping and formation of images; human behaviour; and the support tools for teachers and students. This kind of assistance, to a great extent underpins the assimilation of information that is conveyed in the classroom and the consolidation of knowledge in the memory, so that it can be elicited by the students on future occasions. Against this background and based on the Neuroeducation’ studies, the SEE BEYOND method has been incorporated as a means of including sensorimotor stimuli in the progressive stages of the project and as a result, enlarging the methodological framework that is traditionally employed for higher education training courses in fashion design. This paper addresses the main results and benefits obtained from the application of this method to the ¨Enhancement¨ module. This module covers studies of shapes and volumes as well as colours and surface textile design. Its parameters were determined by the course taught to a group of students with visual impairment in the city of Sao Paulo (Brazil), in the period August–December 2015.


Fashion design Neuroeducation Creativity SEE BEYOND method Visual impairment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sense Design Lab, Graduate Program in DesignAnhembi Morumbi UniversitySão PauloBrazil

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