Date: 12th June 2017
Venue: Athlone Institute of Technology
Presenters: Prof Eddie Norman, Prof Ken Baynes, Dr Niall Seery, Dr Donal Canty, Jeffrey Buckley, Joe Phelan, Andrew Doyle, Ebba Berggren
TERG hosted a Design Education Research Seminar at Athlone Institute of Technology. The seminar consisted of contributions from Professor Ken Baynes and Professor Eddie Norman on their work in Design Education Reseach. This was followed by presentations by TERG members, proposing innovative conceptual and practice-based approaches to undertaking Design Education Research. These presentations were complemented by a concluding critique of the nature of the enactment of, and, the assessment practices in design education which highlighted the critical need for progress in the area. The seminar was primarily intent on reconciling the agendas of research with the enactment of practice in the area.