In this context, an architect is not just a designer of buildings: anyone involved in
studying and applying principles of structure is an ... It is not about designing
mechanical structures; it is about designing experience structures for learning.
Winner of the 2014 AECT Design & Development Outstanding Book Award An Architectural Approach to Instructional Design is organized around a groundbreaking new way of conceptualizing instructional design practice. Both practical and theoretically sound, this approach is drawn from current international trends in architectural, digital, and industrial design, and focuses on the structural and functional properties of the artifact being designed rather than the processes used to design it. Harmonious with existing systematic design models, the architectural approach expands the scope of design discourse by introducing new depth into the conversation and merging current knowledge with proven systematic techniques. An architectural approach is the natural result of increasing technological complexity and escalating user expectations. As the complexity of design problems increases, specialties evolve their own design languages, theories, processes, tools, literature, organizations, and standards. An Architectural Approach to Instructional Design describes the implications for theory and practice, providing a powerful and commercially relevant introduction for all students of instructional design.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-26 - Publisher: CRC Press
The twenty-one contributions to About: Designing draw on a rich variety of methodological positions, research backgrounds and design disciplines including architecture, product design, engineering, applied linguistics, communication studies, cognitive psychology, and discourse studies. Collectively these studies comprise a state-of-the-art overview of design thinking research. About: Designing will be of interest
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-27 - Publisher: Newnes
Many organizations struggle with the dynamics and the complexity of today's social ecosystems that connect everyone and everything, everywhere and all the time. Facing challenges at the intersection of business models, technical developments, and human needs, modern enterprises must overcome the siloed thinking and isolated efforts of the past, and
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-30 - Publisher: Routledge
Winner of the 2014 AECT Design & Development Outstanding Book Award An Architectural Approach to Instructional Design is organized around a groundbreaking new way of conceptualizing instructional design practice. Both practical and theoretically sound, this approach is drawn from current international trends in architectural, digital, and industrial design, and focuses
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-24 - Publisher: CRC Press
Software Design: Creating Solutions for Ill-Structured Problems, Third Edition provides a balanced view of the many and varied software design practices used by practitioners. The book provides a general overview of software design within the context of software development and as a means of addressing ill-structured problems. The third edition