Dirk Schaefer, Graham Coates, Claudia Eckert
This ebook Design Education Today: Technical Contexts; Programs and Best Practices (PDF) 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 ebook 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.