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  • Gain design educator workshop

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    Wednesday, October 22 from 2:30–6:00 p.m.
    Marriott Marquis, New York City

    Even if you’re not planning to attend the entire “Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference” this fall, you can still participate in our workshop addressing the future of design education.

     


    Registration

     
    Educator rate
    Nonmember rate
    Educator workshop ticket only
    $ 75
    $ 200
    Gain conference + educator workshop
     Rates vary
    Rates vary


    Workshop: Rethinking Design Education

    What’s the future of design education, and what does it look like? Increasingly, design systems—rather than artifacts—are the focus of design curricula. Such systems encompass both print and interactive experiences and look to social sciences for human-centered research methods. But where does this leave craft? And how can educators fit such complex experiences within a two- or three-year program?

    In this two-part workshop, Liz Danzico, chair of the M.F.A in Interaction Design program at the School of Visual Arts, will lead a hands-on experience that explores evolving models for design education. Immediately following, a panel of design educators will discuss how we might reimagine design education and what design curricula of the future might look like.

    Speakers

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    Helen Armstrong

    Assistant professor of graphic design, graduate director of experience design
    Miami University, Ohio

     

     
     

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    Allan Chochinov

    Chair
    Products of Design, School of Visual Arts

     

     

     

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    Liz Danzico

    Chair and co-founder
    M.F.A. Interaction Design, School of Visual Arts

     

     

     

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    Haakon Faste

    Assistant professor of interaction design
    California College of the Arts

     

     

     

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    Ellen Lupton

    Director
    M.F.A. in Graphic Design, Maryland Institute College of Art

     

     

     

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    Cameron Tonkinwise

    Associate professor and director of design studies
    Carnegie Mellon University

     

     

     

    Registration policies

    Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional and educational purposes in connection with AIGA, in corresponding publications and in AIGA’s archives.

    All stand-alone ticket sales are final, no refunds will be granted.

    Cancellation policy

    The workshops and symposium are subject to cancellation or change. Liability is limited to funds remitted for workshop registration and sponsorship fees. Speakers are subject to change without prior notice.

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