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REVOLUTION: PHILADELPHIA brought together designers and design educators who questioned past assumptions and envisioned a different future.

We received an impressive group of submissions and the selection process was difficult—thanks to everyone who participated! Many of the papers and presentations are available below for downloading.

There were three ways to participate: Paper Presentations, Student Project Presentations and Discussion Groups.

Paper Presentations

Papers for 20-minute presentations regarding design education issues and research.

LANGUAGES IN DESIGN
Susan Hagan
Carnegie Mellon University
Susan Hagan presentation

MAKING CHANGE (slowly but with precedent)
Anne Galperin
State University of New York at New Paltz
Anne Galperin presentation

EXPANDING THE TYPOGRAPHIC VOCABULARY: temporal narrative and type in motion
Brian Stone
The Ohio State University
Brian Stone presentation

ONE HUNDRED ARROWS: changing our students' perspectives on design
Geoffry Fried
The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University
Geoffry Fried presentation

THE EDUCATED DESIGNER: Form vs. function in a university environment,or
How to produce graphic designers who are not a danger to society
Ann McDonald and Thomas Starr
Northeastern University
Ann McDonald and Thomas Starr presentation

GRAPHIC DESIGN COLLABORATIVE PROCESSES: a course in collaboration
Muneera Spence
Oregon State University
Muneera Spence presentation

GROWING UP POST-MODERN, POST-DISCOURSE, POST-UGLY
Ryan Molloy
Eastern Michigan University
Ryan Molloy presentation

DESIGNING FOR BEHAVIORAL CHANGE: a call to educate and motivate
Debra Satterfield
Iowa State University
Debra Satterfield presentation

A MODEL FOR LIBERAL ARTS IN DESIGN EDUCATION
Hans Allemann, Kerry Polite, Susan Viguers
University of the Arts
UArts presentation
UArts transcript

TOWARDS A COLLABORATIVE AUTHORSHIP
Susan Bowman
Rowan University
Susan Bowman presentation

RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING ROLES OF DESIGNERS: fostering the critical analysis and verbal communication skills of students
Stacie Rohrbach
Carnegie Mellon University
Stacie Rohrbach presentation

EnGENDERING DESIGN: how design influences ideas about gender
Peter Fine
Florida Atlantic University
Peter Fine presentation

INTELLECTUALISM VERSUS MORALITY: bridging the divide
Keith Owens
University of North Texas
Keith Owens presentation

Student Project Presentations

15-minute presentations of graduate and undergraduate Student Projects. The project must have run for a minimum of two years and embody an interesting or outstanding sense of pedagogy, especially as this relates to change.

Kelly Holohan
Tyler School of Art
Kelly Holohan text presentation
Kelly Holohan image presentation
The Projects in Authorship course offers a semester long assignment created to promote social and cultural awareness by encouraging students to express opinions about current socio-political issues and self-author their work.

Audrey Bennett
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Audrey Bennett presentation
Design Lab Book: Teaching Collaborative Designing with Empirical Inquiry.This project relays to students a research-oriented approach to designing.

Sarah Lowe
University of Tennessee
Sarah Lowe presentation
Serendipity: Fostering a sense of discovery in a seemingly mundane everyday act.

Discussion Sessions

DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS
Barbara Sudick moderator
Joseph Coates, Jane Pirone, Aaris Sherin
Fundamentals summary
JCoates presentation
JCoates text presentation

ANOTHER 60's REVOLUTION
Katherine McCoy moderator
Hans Allemann, Inge Druckery, Gordon Salchow
Katherine McCoy text presentation
Katherine McCoy image presentation

DESIGN RESEARCH
Meredith Davis moderator
Leslie Becker, Lisa Grocott, Peter Storkerson
Peter Storkerson presentation

CROSS CULTURAL PROJECTS
Robert Sedlack moderator
Dana Bartlett, Maria Rogal
Robert Sedlack text presentation
Robert Sedlack image presentation
Maria Rogal text presentation
Marie Rogal image presentation

GRAPHIC DESIGN WITHIN LIBERAL ARTS
Laurie Churchman moderator
Judith Aronson, Frank Baseman, Peggy Re

 
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