Core Source #2: Teaching as a Design Science

April 5, 2018 / 0 comments

My statement on Laurillard, D. (2012). Teaching as a Design Science (3rd Revised ed.). New York, NY: Routledge. Diana Laurillard, Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies at the London Knowledge Lab, describes several pedagogical patterns for learning what makes it possible to teach in a world of diverse learners and messy realities. Her work is creating…

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Landscape of Education Session #1

March 14, 2018 / 0 comments

Last week I organised the first group intervention on my trail ‘Landscape of Education’. I planned for 8 teachers to join the session, eventually 21 teachers joined. That made me change the (game)plan into a big group session. Instead of room for discussion and questions, there was more one-on-one time between participants, but less interaction…

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Hidden Design

August 28, 2017 / 0 comments

This week we, as master students, followed an Hidden Design course at Afdeling Buitengewone Zaken. We learned to design a setting in which we are hidden as designer-researcher, but out in the open as human being in what kind necessary. In order to be able to design for a constantly changing society, we are in…

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Roll of mappings, semester 1

July 17, 2017 / 0 comments

During the first semester of my research I kept a diary of findings on a roll of paper. Next to my book of notes which is full of notes, drawings and questions this roll was a way for me to keep track of my ‘red line’. This roll wasn’t ment for sharing but after six…

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Living Atlas: Foutje bedankt, de foute(n) atlas

May 31, 2017 / 0 comments

[this publication and post is in dutch because of the dutch participants that joined the cultural probe] Ons onderwijs is aan veel verandering onderhevig. Toch lijkt veel van ons huidige onderwijs nog steeds op de oorspronkelijke inrichting. Tijden veranderen, en onze onderwijssystemen moeten bij de veranderende tijden aansluiten. Onderwijs moet voorbereiden op de snel veranderende…

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Interview Bas Leurs, Head of learning experiences at Nesta

April 28, 2017 / 0 comments

During my visit in London I arranged an interview with Bas Leurs. Before joining Nesta, Bas spent over a decade as a lecturer, programme leader and researcher for the Multimedia Design course at Rotterdam University. He played a key role in the curriculum development, and also co-authored the course’s national qualification profile. Areas Bas has…

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Cultural Probes

April 21, 2017 / 0 comments

Tonight we read five different articles on cultural probes and started a debate on the purpose and value of this design research method. During my (bachelor) graduation almost 7 years ago I stumbled upon this method for the first time. I was graduating at Zilver Brand Driven Innovation, a company by Erik Roscam-Abbing professor at the…

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Makers about learning

April 17, 2017 / 0 comments

Today I decided to interview some makers in the lab to gain some insights about the way they learn. In this blogpost I share some quotes from these five interviews.* Maker 1  I consider myself a designer with a background in art(design) Learning is an abstract word. For me is means that I try and…

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Superbook for Superteachers?!

April 13, 2017 / 0 comments

This book is on my shelf since Dutch Design Week 2014. But when moving some books, this one popped out yesterday. Wouldn’t this be a great form to inspire others on a specific topic. I can imagine this working for education (teachers and students) as well. Hoe to design that amazing learning environment? It is…

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First try: SketchNote of Infographic Conference

March 6, 2017 / 0 comments

At friday march 3rd we, as students from the Master Design, visited the Infograpic Conference in Zeist. For every keynote and presentation we created sketchnotes, a way to collect your insights by creating little drawings instead of writing it all in text. I hereby present one of my sketchnotes on which I eleborated a little…

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