Transdisciplinary Interaction Design in Design Education

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Blevis, Eli; Koskinen, Ilpo K; Lee, Kun-Pyo; Bødker, Susanne; Chen, Lin-Lin; Lim, Youn-kyung; Wei, Huaxin and Wakkary, Ron. 2015. Transdisciplinary Interaction Design in Design Education. CHI '15 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA '15), ACM, New York, NY, USA, 833-838. DOI=10.1145/2702613.2724726

Date created: 
2015
Keywords: 
Interaction design
Education
Transdisciplinary design
Computer science
Design
Cognitive science
Ethnographic research
Abstract: 

Transdisciplinary design—which is the idea of design that transcends disciplinary boundaries—has been proposed as a fourth design paradigm of interaction design education, scholarship, and practice alongside the technical, cognitive, and ethnographic paradigms. As an educational concern in particular, its aim is to teach students how to bring a values orientation to interaction design. Its focuses are design frameworks, values and ethics, design for important themes such as sustainability, equity, adaptation, justice, and social responsibility. This panel maps the state of the art in transdisciplinary interaction design education, considering also design scholarship and practice in relation to design education. The panel collects together a group of educators from chosen to provide a global perspective, with panelists from Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Korea, and Taiwan.

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English
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