Designing Universities of the Future

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    How can we reform curricula, and universities at large, through a participatory design approach? Two development processes, one from Umeå Institute of Design in Sweden and the other one from Aalto University in Finland, are shown to exemplify this. These cases are used to highlight different practices on how change is designed and executed, what the prerequisites for a successful process are, what challenges these approaches bring, and how we can develop the practice of developing universities - thorough a participatory design approach - further
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of DRS2016
    Subtitle of host publicationDesign + Research + Society - Future-Focused Thinking
    EditorsPeter Lloyd, Erik Bohemia
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherDesign Research Society
    Number of pages15
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventDesign Research Society International Conference - Brighton, United Kingdom
    Duration: 27 Jun 201630 Jun 2016
    Conference number: 50

    Publication series

    NameProceedings of DRS
    PublisherDesign Research Society
    ISSN (Print)2398-3132
    ISSN (Electronic)2398-3132


    ConferenceDesign Research Society International Conference
    Abbreviated titleDRS
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Internet address


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