AIGA offers professional resources and community connection to help you advance your career as a design educator.
Dialectic seeks to publish scholarship, analytical study and criticism that will enlighten and inform a diverse audience of design educators engaged not only in classroom teaching experiences but also in differing forms of research and professional practice.
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AIGA DEC Facebook Group
The AIGA Design Educators Community maintains a Facebook group that connects design educators from around the world.
Featured Education Resources
Design Teaching Resource
The AIGA Design Teaching Resource is a peer-populated platform for educators to share assignments, teaching materials, outcomes, and project reflections.
High School Curriculum
This curriculum was created specifically for high school art teachers who wish to incorporate graphic design in art classes and help students understand what graphic design is and how to use it. It focuses on the similarities between art and graphic design, and reinforces the common foundation of technique, materials, and craft.
What They Don't Teach You in Design School
As the sun sets on your college career and you look out across the horizon, you see something just over there. It’s… your future! But how do you reach it? The road may be long, the terrain unsteady, but never fear—this zine has everything you need to venture forth with confidence and pluck.
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Guide to Internships
AIGA believes that quality internships provide an invaluable stepping stone towards professional practice and create continuity within the design profession. We thank those who open their doors to young designers and generously share their knowledge and experience with the next generation of design practitioners.