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How Designers Think

Author : Bryan Lawson
ISBN : 9781483142111
Genre : Architecture
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How Designers Think: The Designing Process Demystified, Second Edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the psychology of the design process. The book is comprised of 15 chapters that are organized into three parts. The text first discusses the fundamentals of the concept of designer, designing, and design. The second part deals with design problems, including its components, model, and solutions. The last part covers the cognitive aspect of designing; the coverage of this part includes the philosophes, strategies, and tactics of design. The book will be of great interest to both students and instructors of architecture, planning, and industrial and interior design.

What Designers Know

Author : Bryan Lawson
ISBN : 9780750664486
Genre : Architecture
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Each chapter deals with a different technique from which we can best represent and make explicit the forms of knowledge used by designers. The book explores whether design knowledge is special, and attempts to get to the root of where design knowledge comes from. Crucially, it focuses on how designers use drawings in communicating their ideas and how they 'converse' with them as their designs develop. It also shows how experienced designers use knowledge differently to novices suggesting that design 'expertise' can be developed. Overall, this book builds a layout of the kinds of skill, knowledge and understanding that make up what we call designing. 1. Provides an exploration of research techniques giving an insight into the source of design knowledge 2. Illustrates how designers interact with their drawings and with computers in developing their knowledge 3. Provides the latest debates on the nature of design knowledge

Design In Educational Technology

Author : Brad Hokanson
ISBN : 9783319009278
Genre : Education
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​This book is the result of a research symposium sponsored by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology [AECT]. The fifteen chapters were developed by leaders in the field and represent the most updated and cutting edge methodology in the areas of instructional design and instructional technology. The broad concepts of design, design thinking, the design process, and the design studio, are identified and they form the framework of the book. This book advocates the conscious adoption of a mindset of design thinking, such as that evident in a range of divergent professions including business, government, and medicine. At its core is a focus on “planning, inventing, making, and doing.” (Cross, 1982), all of which are of value to the field of educational technology. Additionally, the book endeavors to develop a deep understanding of the design process in the reader. It is a critical skill, often drawing from other traditional design fields. An examination of the design process as practiced, of new models for design, and of ways to connect theory to the development of educational products are all fully explored with the goal of providing guidance for emerging instructional designers and deepening the practice of more advanced practitioners. Finally, as a large number of leading schools of instructional design have adopted the studio form of education for their professional programs, we include this emerging topic in the book as a practical and focused guide for readers at all levels.

Design Thinking For Startups

Author : Jimmy Jain
ISBN : 9781642495041
Genre : Business & Economics
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According to a study* There are 472 million entrepreneurs in the world and about 100 million startups open up annually of which 75 percent of venture- backed startups fail. More than 50% of the businesses fail in the first year, another 30% of new businesses fail during the first two years of being open, another 50% of the total businesses during the first five years. Design Thinking for Startups - A handbook for readers and a workbook for practitioners— is a hands-on practical guide to facilitate your journey from the first step to scaling up. There are various simple and easily implementable concepts discussed in the book which will carve out your success. If you are an entrepreneur or a wannabe entrepreneur or an Intrapreneur (an entrepreneur in an organization) then this is a book you should not miss!

Practical Pedagogy

Author : Mike Sharples
ISBN : 9780429939020
Genre : Education
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Practical Pedagogy expands the universe of teaching and learning. It provides an accessible guide to new and emerging innovations in education, with insights into how to become more effective as a teacher and learner. New teachers will find a comprehensive introduction to innovative ways of teaching and learning. Experienced educators will be surprised by the range of useful pedagogies, such as translanguaging, crossover learning, teachback, bricolage and rhizomatic learning. Policy makers will gain evidence of how new teaching methods work in practice, with resources for curriculum design and course development. Drawing on material from the hugely influential Innovating Pedagogy series of reports, this book is a compilation of the 40 most relevant pedagogies, covering: innovative ways to teach and learn; how pedagogies are adopted in new ways for a digital age; evidence on how and why different methods of teaching work, including case studies set in classrooms, informal settings, and online learning spaces; practical implications of the latest research into the science of learning, combining psychology, education, social sciences and neuroscience. Organised around six themes – Personalization, Connectivity, Reflection, Extension, Embodiment and Scale – Practical Pedagogy is a comprehensive source for teachers, policy makers, educational researchers and anyone interested in new ways to teach and learn.

Designing Architecture

Author : Andrew Pressman
ISBN : 9781136331299
Genre : Architecture
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Designing Architecture is an indispensable tool to assist both students and young architects in formulating an idea, transforming it into a building, and making effective design decisions. This book promotes integrative and critical thinking in the preliminary design of buildings to inspire creativity, innovation, and design excellence. This compendium of individual wisdom and collective experience offers explicit guidance to students and young professionals on how to approach, analyze, and execute specific tasks; develop and refine a process to facilitate the best possible design projects; and create meaningful architectural form. Here the design process – from orchestrating client participation to finalizing schematic design – is explored and illuminated. The following material is presented to make the book a useful didactic tool for professional development: explicit strategies for doing design rather than simply reviewing principles and precedents creative ideas in approaching and framing problems in design terms specific methods to translate ideas to culturally significant, socially responsive, and environmentally sensitive buildings techniques to integrate all levels of cognition from analysis to epiphany counsel on developing a personalized process for engaging design projects case studies augment the text and chronicle fascinating applications of the design process. The essence of this book lies in an integrated and holistic approach to each unique project as well as fostering curiosity and exploration – a departure from algorithms, easy generalities, or a formula for design. Designing Architecture will inspire readers to elevate the quality of preliminary designs and unravel some of the mystery of creating the most beautiful, responsive, and responsible architectural design possible.

Series 4 Transformative Design

Author : Soozhee Low
ISBN : 9781409243014
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Now comes in a four part series. BUY BY THE CHAPTER. For Design Collectors of Transformation. Series Four: Read what Soozhee has to say to you. Includes a bibliography list of over 180 sources to help you to further your own learning on the topic of transformation

Worterbuch Design

Author : Michael Erlhoff
ISBN : 3764381434
Genre : Design
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This dictionary provides a stimulating and categorical foundation for a serious international discourse on design. It is a handbook for everyone concerned with design in career or education, who is interested in it, enjoys it, and wishes to understand it. 110 authors from Japan, Austria, England, Germany, Australia, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the United States, and elsewhere have written original articles for this design dictionary. Their cultural differences provide perspectives for a shared understanding of central design categories and communicating about design. The volume includes both the terms in use in current discussions, some of which are still relatively new, as well as classics of design discourse. A practical book, both scholarly and ideal for browsing and reading at leisure.

An Intensive Examination Of The Process Of Designing Multimedia Applications

Author : Laura Lunstrum Hall
ISBN : UOM:39015040169628
Genre : Multimedia systems
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Project Governance

Author : T. Williams
ISBN : 9781137274618
Genre : Business & Economics
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Provides essential insight into what it takes to turn an initial idea into a project with successful outcome in the long term. Fills a gap in current literature on project management and is thoroughly grounded in the latest research in this field.

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