Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

3-2011

Journal or Book Title

Interior Design Educators Council 2011 Annual Conference Proceedings

First Page

188

Last Page

191

Conference Title

IDEC 2011 Annual Conference

Conference Date

March 16–19, 2011

City

Denver, CO, United States

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to introduce a new learning tool to the interior design studio, namely, a “digital process book.” Paper-based process books are not new to the studio. A process book includes representations of the activities that occur and artifacts that are constructed as a student completes a design project. It allows the instructor, jurors, and others, to see the processes a student goes through to complete a project. It is also intended to assist students as a tool in the learning and design process. Schenk (2007) similarly describes this process work in the graphic design context as “job bags,” where this material, for the most part, provides the “drawn record” of the design process. However, paperbased process books are mostly a linear compilation of the design process that provides little of the scaffolding that a novice designer neeeds. The goal of this project is to take the existing strengths and capabilities of the computer and other digital technology, and merge them with the positive qualities of the paper-based process work, while also incorporating an underlying structure that is grounded in educational psychology theory.

Copyright Owner

Interior Design Educators Council

Language

en

Date Available

2015-04-08

File Format

application/pdf

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