The Atelier-D Project (Achieving Transformation, Enhanced Learning and Innovation through Educational Resources in Design) is a 2-year JISC Research funded proejct. This PP outlines the Year 2 activities.
Social Networking of Design Learners ~ Facebook
Mapping of Design Thinking and Practice ~ Compendium
Conferencing to Support Collaborative Work ~ Elluminate
Collaborative Design in a Virtual Environment ~ Second Life
Peer-2-Peer Assessment ~ Flickr
Using an Online Design Studio Environment ~ OpenDesignStudio
Completed Six Course Delivery Innovations (CDIs) ~ Year One
PDI One: Community of Online Designers ~ OpenDesignStudio
PDI Two: Knowledge and Resource Sharing for Tutors ~ GoogleWave
PDI Three: Cross-Programme Network ~ desigNing
Application of OpenDesignStudio (ODS) within U101: Design Thinking plus other core design courses -T211: Design and Designing and T307: Innovation: Design for a Sustainable Future.
Possible application of Atelier-D work in non-design OU Courses? Major opportunities for ODS, Elluminate, Ning, Compendium.
Sustainability and Embedding of Atelier-D