GRAPHIC DESIGN PEDAGOGY NEEDS A PARADIGM SHIFT!
Focus on rapidly advancing technology
OBJECTIVE
Cartesian worldview: collection of objects
stagnated g.d. pedagogy based on
technical job achievement
object-oriented approach
Focus on nurturing capacity for knowledge and meaning
SUBJECTIVE??
Holistic worldview: shift from objects to relationships
contemplative design = dynamic systems of underlying principles
collaboration & integration create depth of meaning thru
cognitive approach
contemplative approach with collaborators
study
nurturing approach ethics, values developing integrative skills
reflection
experience
design research & ideation
design action and thinking
emerging patterns of relationship
synthesizes life experience
mediate our perceptions: ethics, truth and wisdom
explicit & tacit awareness
assimilation & appreciation
awareness & peripheral view