The Learn X Design is a conference series by DRS Special Interest Group in Design Pedagogy (PedSIG). The 2019 event was hosted by Middle East Technical University (METU) Department of Industrial Design between 9-12 July 2019. The 150 delegates from 81 institutions in 31 countries highlighted the continued interest in design education research around the world.
Research Papers
2019
Tuesday, July 9th

A Gestalt Approach to Teaching and Learning by Prototyping

Martina Sciannamè, Politecnico di Milano
Mauro Ceconello, Politecnico di Milano
James Postel, University of Cincinnati

A new approach in design learning: Childhood pretense

Derya Gürcan, ITU
Deniz Leblebici Başar, ITU

A Pedagogical Framework for Managing Miscellany

Denise Gonzales Crisp, NC State University
Nida A. Abdullah, Pratt Institute

A study on the visual thinking in the sketching of product design

Hangqin Zhang, National cheng kung university of taiwan

A UX Pedagogy on Multimodal Aspects of Emotions

Parisa Moradi, Auckland University of Technology
Ricardo Sosa, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Amabel Hunting, Auckland University of Technology

Accelerating students’ capability in design for interaction

Bahar Şener-Pedgley, Middle East Technical University
Owain Pedgley, Middle East Technical University

An ethnography of the design studio: Exploring social interactions and performances in studio environment through Goffman’s dramaturgical approach

Süleyman Enes Karabulut, İstanbul Şehir University
Ozge Merzali Celikoglu, Istanbul Technical University

An Exploratory Study for Provocative Prototypes: Creating Personas

Nagihan Tuna, Middle East Technical University
Emre Caglar, Middle East Technical University

An In-between Ludic Approach for UX Research. A Case Study

Martina Sciannamè, Politecnico di Milano
Davide Spallazzo, Politecnico di Milano
Mauro Ceconello, Politecnico di Milano

Application of QFD and AHP in Curriculum Planning of Industrial Design

Xing-Min Lin, National Cheng Kung University
Chun-Heng Ho, National Cheng Kung University
Lu-Ting Xia, National Cheng Kung University

Asking the industry partners: Reflecting on the value of internships for Circular Design

Muireann McMahon, University of Limerick
Yekta Bakırlıoğlu, University of Limerick

Behavioural Change for Efficient Usage of Electricity at Homes

Engin Kapkın, Eskişehir Teknik Üniversitesi
Sharon Joines, North Carolina State University

Bundles of Spatial Ingredients: Designing Through the Prototype

Martina Sciannamè, Politecnico di Milano
Barbara Di Prete, Politecnico di Milano

Cast Away: A New Way to Read Value of Objects in Context of a Movie

H. Hümanur Bağlı, İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi

Competency Domains for Systemic Design Education

Seda Duman, İstanbul Technical University
Şebnem Timur Öğüt, İstanbul Technical University

Computational Design Tools and Education: The Smartgeometry Case

Oyku N. Acican, Middle East Technical University
Ipek Gursel Dino, Middle East Technical University

Contemporary Art for Product Design Studio: Informed Conceptualism

Çiğdem Kaya Pazarbaşı, İstanbul Technical University

Creating A Design Course for Craftspeople in Istanbul

Asli Kiyak Ingin, Istanbul Bilgi University
Ayşenaz Toker, Istanbul Bilgi University

Critical Design as a Resource: Adopting a Critical Mind-Set

Liene Jakobsone, Art Academy of Latvia

Crossing the Finish Line Together: Collaborative Team Learning in Design Studios

zhengping liow, Singapore Polytechnic

Design Education for Rural Revitalization

Yi-ping Cao, School of design, Hunan University
Tie JI, School of design, Hunan University
Mingfang Zhong, School of Architecture, Hunan University

Design for Community Imagination in a Multimodal View

Ruoyao Gu, Tongji University

Design for the Nonhuman

Susan Liepert, UIUC
Stan Ruecker, University of Illinois
Aaron Brakke, University of Illinois

Designing Computer Supported Collaborative Conversations

Bree McMahon, University of Arkansas

Dichotomous Tension: A Route for Self-discovery in Architectural Pedagogy

Ramy A. Bakir, Arab Academy for Science & Technology

Educating designers in virtual space: A description of hybrid studios

Andreas Lanig, DIPLOMA University
Bärbel Kühne, DIPLOMA Hochschule

Education, Motivation, Maker Practice: The Case of Woodworking

Gökçe Deniz, Gazi University
Dilek Akbulut, Gazi University

Educational tools to teach design students the dynamic behaviours of smart materials

Agnese Piselli, Politecnico di Milano
Barbara Del Curto, Politecnico di Milano
Jenny Faucheu, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines
David Delafosse, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines
Sara Colombo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Exploring the motives behind the formations of industrial design programs in Turkey

Ilgım Eroğlu, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University
Deniz Ekmekçioğlu, Ondokuz Mayıs University

Exploring the ongoing diversity issues embedded in product design

Franziska Conrad, Arts University Bournemouth
Gary Underwood, Bournemouth University

Facing a Phytosanitary Emergency through Transdisciplinary Approach of Systemic Design

Alessandra Savina, Politecnico di Torino
Pier Paolo Peruccio, Politecnico di Torino

Familiar Strangers: Enhancing Underground Travel Experience through Digital Screens

Guler Akduman, Kadir Has University
Yumna Mohammed Ali, Kadir Has University

Forget to clean up when you're done.

Milena Radzikowska, Mount Royal University
Stan Ruecker, University of Illinois
Jennifer Roberts-Smith, University of Waterloo

From Observing Beans to Serving the Elderly: Prototyping Medication Administration for The Elderly in Hong Kong

Brian Kwok, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Game-Design-Driven Knowledge. When prototypes unpack and reframe conventions

Ilaria Mariani, Politecnico di Milano
Davide Spallazzo, Politecnico di Milano

How Industrial Design Students Approach Service Design Projects

Deniz Sayar, Izmir University of Economics

How inquiries into craft generate new avenues for multicultural collaborations in design

Bettina Minder, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Shilpa Das, National Institute of Design
Praveen Nahar, National Institute of Design
Karina Kaindl, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Sabine Junginger, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Impossible Design: fostering creativity by quick and dirty prototyping

Gabriela Gómez, Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes
Ricardo Lopez-Leon, Universidad Autónoma de Aguascalientes

Industrial Design Students’ Reflections on Cross-Institutional and Distance Collaboration

Pınar Kaygan, Middle East Technical University
İrem Dilek, Middle East Technical University
Harun Kaygan, Middle East Technical University

Integrating repair into product design education: Insights on repair, design and sustainability

Nazlı G. Özkan, Linköping University
Renee Wever, Linköping University

Inter-Semiotic Translation in Intercultural Communication Design

Shaima B.A Elbardawil, University of Sharjah

Interactive Imagery and Shared Mental Models in Design Learning

Gizem Yazıcı, İYTE
Fehmi Doğan, İYTE

Learning Fashion Outside Academia: From Sewing Circles to Maker Spaces

Gozde Goncu Berk, UC Davis
Alexandra Rabin Wallinger, UCDavis

Learning through Industry-University Collaboration: Observation of Product Innovation Cases Targeting Low-income Communities

Hande IŞIK Tosum, METU

Making the Students of Interior Architecture Design Seating Furniture

Seçil Şatir, FSMVÜ
Hüma Bakir Doğru, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Vakıf University

Material Education in Design: from Literature Review to rethinking

Ziyu Zhou, Politecnico di Milano
Valentina Rognoli, Politecnico di Milano

Mediating cultural values in a multimedia installation

Mauro Ceconello, Politecnico di Milano
Davide Spallazzo, Politecnico di Milano

Metacognition in the Wild: Metacognitive Studies in Design Education

Juanita González Tobón, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Fabio Andres Tellez, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano
Oscar Eugenio Tamayo Alzate, Universidad de Caldas

Motivation intended to inform design teaching practice

Ivan M. Santos, UFJF
Sebastiana Lana, UEMG

Motivational factors for participation in industrial design competition

Baoyi Zhang, NCKU
Min-Yuan Ma, NCKU

Multi-attribute material information platform

Indji Selim, UACS
Ana Lazarevska, UKIM
Sofija Sidorenko, UKIM
Tatjana Kandikjan, UKIM

Nature as a framework for teaching design.

Inna Alesina, Stevenson University

Nurturing competence on innovative materials through new media. The case study of public engagement of MATto, the material library of Politecnico di Torino

Doriana Dal Palù, Politecnico di Torino
Valentina Coraglia, Politecnico di Torino
Beatrice Lerma, Politecnico di Torino
Claudia De Giorgi, Politecnico di Torino

OpenDesignStudio: virtual studio development over a decade

Derek Jones, The Open University
Nicole Lotz, The Open University
Georgina Holden, The Open University

Participatory Design Methodology in Design Competition Practice

Lung-Chieh Chao, Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Progressive prototyping for the design of Spatial-Number Sense tools

Ekta Surender, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Koumudi Patil, Design programme IIT Kanpur

Project Process Cards: A Self Evaluation Tool for Design Studio

Mert Tosun, TTOBB University of Economics and Technology
Aydın Öztoprak, TOBB University of Economics and Technology
Ali Emre Berkman

Prototyping a New Economy

Gerry Derksen, Winthrop University
Zhabiz Shafieyoun, University of Illinois

Qualities of design briefs for studio learning

Ricardo Sosa, Monash University

Quantifying Design for User Experience Assignments Using Rubrics as Assessment Tools

Armağan Karahanoğlu, University of Twente
Charlotte Oude Alink, University of Twente
Yekta Bakırlıoğlu, University of Limerick

Rapid development of materials experience through active learning

Owain Pedgley, Middle East Technical University

Rehashing Design through Evolutionary Computation

Miguel Montiel, Auckland University of Technology
Ricardo Sosa, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Reimagining The Future of Design Education: Nurturing Mindsets and Skillsets in Students

Gary Pritchard, Ravensbourne University London

Representation and Context Based Design Process: Studio Education Re-Investigated

İpek Akpinar, İstanbul Technical University
Canan Ganiç, Istanbul Technical University

Repurposing Online Videos for Exploratory Design Research

Gizem H. Eren, Miss
Fatma Korkut, Middle East Technical University

Self-Organization for Design Education: A sustainable flocking system

Nariman G. Lotfi, German University in Cairo

Studio-Sustain Urla-Barbaros: a design studio course on sustainability

Simge Goksoy, Istanbul Bilgi University
Asli Kiyak Ingin, Istanbul Bilgi University

Tacit Learning in an Extended Interior Design Studio

Aruna Venkatesh, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Henry Ma, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Taking the Culture out of the Lab and Into the Office: A “Non-Lab” Approach to Public Service Transformation

Ryan Hum, National Energy Board
Paul A. Thibaudeau, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Teaching (with) Empathy and Creativity in Design

Ricardo Sosa, Monash University

Teaching the critical role of designers in the data society: the DensityDesign approach

Michele Mauri, DensityDesign Lab, Design Department, Politecnico di Milano
Gabriele Colombo, DensityDesign Lab, Design Department, Politecnico di Milano
María de los Ángeles Briones, DensityDesign Lab, Design Department, Politecnico di Milano
Paolo Ciuccarelli, DensityDesign Lab, Design Department, Politecnico di Milano

Teaching Wearables

Petra Ahde-Deal, Copenhagen School of Design and Technology
Mette Laier Henriksen, Copenhagen School of Design and Technology
Rasmus Rune Andersen, Copenhagen School of Design and Technology

The Evolution of the Design Studio: Hybrid Learning Spaces

Clive D. Hilton, Coventry University

The NautICS Materials workshop: teaching and learning Interactive, Connected, and Smart Materials for Yacht Design.

Stefano Parisi, Politecnico di Milano, Design Department
Arianna Bionda, Politecnico di Milano
Andrea Ratti, Politecnico di Milano
Valentina Rognoli, Politecnico di Milano

The Outcomes of Collaborative Learning in Design Studio Courses

Dilek Hocaoğlu, Gebze Technical University
Saliha Türkmenoğlu Berkan, Gebze Technical University

Towards Community Centric Design in Cairo Informal Areas

Jomana G. Attia, GUC
Alaa El Anssary, GUC

Transdisciplinary Knowledge: A Systemic Approach to Design Education

Pier Paolo Peruccio, Politecnico di Torino
Paola Menzardi, Politecnico di Torino
Maurizio Vrenna, Politecnico di Torino

Transition from basic design to product design: A new practical basis

Dilek Akbulut, Gazi University
Ebru Gedik, Gazi University
Hatice Kesdi, Gazi University
Atakan Baş, Gazi University
Yasemin Oran, METU

Translational Aspects of Basic Design Exercises

Sarah Klein, FHNW HGK
Michael Renner, The Basel School of Design, FHNW Academy of Art and Design

University classroom prototypes for innovative learning

Francesco Vergani, Politecnico di Milano
Luisa Collina, Politecnico di Milano
Giulia Gerosa, Politecnico di Milano
Andrea Manciaracina, Politecnico di Milano
Martina Mazzarello, Politecnico di Milano

Upside Down: A “Flipped” Design Thinking Course

Can Güvenir, Istanbul Technical University
Sevi Merter, Yaşar University
H. Hümanur Bağlı, İstanbul Şehir Üniversitesi

Using a Self-Reporting Tool to Capture Design Student’s Experience

Nur Fındık Önal, Arcelik
Bahar Şener-Pedgley, Middle East Technical University

Using Cat-Centred Research to Learn the Design Thinking Process

Rebecca Sweeney, Siebel Center for Design
Rachel Switzky, Siebel Center for Design

Using problem-based learning in sustainable design education

Yasemin Afacan, Bilkent University

UX Modelling in Design Education: Methods, Processes and Examples

Gülşen Töre Yargın, Middle East Technical University
Aslı Günay, University of Cambridge
Sedef Süner, TED University

Virtual Learning Spaces: Designing Learning and Learning to Design

Ahu Yolac, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Visualisation Method Toolkit: a shared vocabulary to face complexity

Chiara L. Remondino, Politecnico di Torino
Paolo Tamborrini, Politecnico di Torino
Wouter Meys, Digital Society School

Waste and Makers: Applying making orientated design practice to a complex community problem

Julia Keyte, Bath School of Art and Design

When rabbits lead to ideas: Inspiring design by retelling stories through metaphors

Ozge Merzali Celikoglu, Istanbul Technical University

Why Design Students Need Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

Mahshid Farzinfar, UIUC
Stan Ruecker, University of Illinois