Month / February 2016

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  • Growbots

    Carl DiSalvo talks about communities of practice and collaborative design processes. The Growbot Garden workshops consist of discussion and prototypes, both dialog and making. He explains: “Speculative design and engagement design is…

  • Designerly-ing words

    Designerly words was a methods and processes session lead by Julia Lockheart, whose research focus on design and language. (mmmm what a juicy thing to research!) The process to make designerly words…

  • Pre-positon

    The last time I thought about prepositions was when studying Spanish. This image was helpful. I haven’t thought about them since those days, but now they are all I think about. Preposition:…

  • Postcards from situated learning

    I made postcards to illustrate some of the key situated learning theories. I found this a really useful practice for bringing ideas in text to life. Also, I found that in the…

  • Story blocks

    I spent a few days working with a writer to explore and research some methods in storytelling. The aim was to develop narrative for the phonebook. In the end we made many…

  • Story strings

    I’ve been reading lots of children’s picture books as “research” for the phonebook project. I’m particularity drawn to this wonderful picture book by William Wondriska. It has no words but makes many…

  • Creative-learning-design-process

    We have been asked: what is the creative process and how does this impact on learning? hmmm. that’s a toughy. errr….hmmmm….I kind of know, I mean yes I know. But can’t really…