Educating for change : a case for a pedagogy of desire in design eduation

Franz, Jill M., Lindquist, Marissa, & Bitner, Grace (2011) Educating for change : a case for a pedagogy of desire in design eduation. In Chan, C & (Eds.) Proceedings of the DesignEd Asia Conference 2011, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, pp. 1-6.

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Despite major inroads in demystifying creativity for the non-design disciplines, there has been very little movement in the design disciplines themselves beyond traditional paradigms. As argued in this paper, this is particularly noticeable in design education where traditional pedagogical approaches persist despite the emergence of new experimental pedagogies and the possibilities and opportunities they offer. In response, this paper describes what is revealed when a ‘pedagogy of desire’ is used as a critical lens to reflect on an experience of developing and implementing a first year interior design program involving first and second year undergraduate interior design and architecture students. Implications drawn from the review are presented and a case made for continuing experimentation and development of a pedagogy of desire for design learning and teaching.

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ID Code: 49909
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Design, Pedagogy, Desire, HERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Interior Design (120106)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 please consult authors
Deposited On: 26 Apr 2012 22:57
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2017 08:07

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