Achieving Transformation, Enhanced Learning and Innovation through Educational Resources in Design Atelier-D Future Atelier (Other Universities) Traditional Atelier New Atelier (Distance Education) Distance Learning (Open University) PDIs (Programme Delivery Innovations) CDIs (Course Delivery Innovations)
Traditional Atelier Traditional Atelier Distance Learning NewAtelier FutureAtelier CDIs PDIs Traditional Atelier Style Starting from the centuries old method of learning that is based on the collaboration between master artist or craftsperson and the student apprentice. An atelier space is for coming into direct contact with expertise and home for peer group interaction.
Distance Learning Distance Learning Traditional Atelier NewAtelier FutureAtelier CDIs PDIs Distance Design Education For many years the Open University has offered blended distance design learning. The challenge is to demonstrate how to create a virtual atelier that supports distance learning and teaching within the OU.
Distance Learning Traditional Atelier CDI One NewAtelier FutureAtelier CDI One PDIs Course Delivery Innovations (CDIs) ~ Year One CDI 1: Social Networking of Design Learners Facebook was used to explore how social networking tools enhance learning. It was found that Facebook supports course and artifact-centred discourse in design.
Distance Learning Traditional Atelier CDI Two NewAtelier FutureAtelier CDI Two PDIs Course Delivery Innovations (CDIs) ~ Year One CDI 2: Mapping of Design Thinking and Practice The Compendium tool was used. Although students found the tool difficult to use the feedback was positive. A new version has been developed and incorporated U101: Design Thinking.
Distance Learning Traditional Atelier CDI Three NewAtelier FutureAtelier CDI Three PDIs Course Delivery Innovations (CDIs) ~ Year One CDI 3: Conferencing to Support Collaborative Group Work Elluminate was the chosen tool and the use of conferencing in tutor led discussion worked well. The ability to personalise and share images was valuable.
Distance Learning Traditional Atelier CDI Four NewAtelier FutureAtelier CDI Four PDIs Course Delivery Innovations (CDIs) ~ Year One CDI 4: Collaborative Design in Second Life Second Life was used to see if it can assist students to share and collaborate design ideas. Time is needed to learn the tool and collaboration needs encouraging.
Distance Learning Traditional Atelier CDI Five CDI Five NewAtelier FutureAtelier PDIs Course Delivery Innovations (CDIs) ~ Year One CDI 5: Peer-to-Peer Assessment in Design Flickr was used to explore peer-to-peer assessment in design. The need for a simpler interface did not deter from students engaging in peer assessment and interaction.
Distance Learning Traditional Atelier CDI Six NewAtelier FutureAtelier CDI Six PDIs Course Delivery Innovations (CDIs) ~ Year One CDI 6: Using an Online Design Studio Environment OpenDesignStudio is an online design studio environment that OU is developing. It provides a creative space for students to upload images and comment.
Distance Learning Traditional Atelier CDI Six PDIs PDIs PDI: 1 PDI: 2 PDI: 3 NewAtelier FutureAtelier Programme Delivery Innovations (PDIs) ~ Year Two Three PDIs link into the new Level 1 course Design Thinking U101, which represents Open University’s new model of distance design education. PDI: 1 – Community of Online Designers Evaluate OpenDesignStudio as a shared online design portfolio and how Elluminate & Compendium can support teaching and learning Design. PDI: 2 – Tutor Resource Sharing Evaluate the need for a shared tutor resource and support network using Googlewave. PDI: 3 – Across Programme Network Using Ning explore how a closed SNS can support the peer-to-peer mentoring of students across levels.
Distance Learning NewAtelier NewAtelier Traditional Atelier CDI Six PDIs FutureAtelier New Virtual Atelier To develop a new virtual atelier that supports the needs of a diverse student population. One that is in tune with new and emerging needs of the creative world. One that builds on the proven atelier approach and exploits the new technologies to support students and their learning.
Distance Learning NewAtelier FutureAtelier FutureAtelier Traditional Atelier CDI Six PDIs Future Virtual Atelier To enhance teaching and learning through new technology and establish a new culture of design education. One that can benefit the converging interests of distance learning providers and traditional face-to-face universities that currently offer design education.
Distance Learning Distance Learning NewAtelier NewAtelier FutureAtelier FutureAtelier Traditional Atelier Traditional Atelier CDIs CDIs PDIs PDIs Atelier-D Thank you! Any questions? Website: http/design.open.ac.uk/atelier-d.htm