COLLEGE CURRICULUM GRAPHIC DESIGN
Role of the graphic designer
"NEW" (old roles +)
leader
researcher
not just tangible object maker
thinker
vital component to team/business
"OLD" roles
learn
craft design/create
service-oriented design solutions
influence
how do we partake in process
signifigant learning needs
self-reflexive critique
integral part of multi-disciplinary teams
increased innovation
knowledge/information facilitator
visualization of information
communication design
collaboration team-based
designer as "glue" link between dept or disciplines
connectivist?
cross cultural teams
global perspectives
design challenges
critical practice
design thinking
applying critical thinking skills to design challenges
creative/design research
human-centered
problem-based
craft
technical skills
formal trade skills
ciritical skills
problem solving
how much are we solving with design
how can that process be taught re: g.d.
what are we solving?
college cirricula approach
Needs
problem solving skills
collaboration skills
tacit to explicit
Has
master apprentice: tacit
deisgn theory & production skills
thinking skills
research skills
lifelong learning
other grad programs successful use of design thinking
business using design thinkig models