Distributed design studio: evaluation of three way collaboration

Lauche, Kristina, Bohemia, Erik, Badke-Schaub, Petra, Wilson, Colin, Langeveld, Lau, Connor, Chris and Titley, Will (2007) Distributed design studio: evaluation of three way collaboration. In: Shaping the Future: the 9th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (EPDE), 13-14 September 2007, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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Abstract

The Globally Distributed Design Studio (GDDS) was developed as a course in which students could practice virtual collaboration and designer-client interaction. Geographical distance was used to provide students with an experiential learning environment to prepare them for collaboration in a distributed product development process. The GDDS course was established between three universities. The results of a mid-term course evaluation show that most of the students found it an interesting and motivating experience and felt they had improved their skills for virtual teamwork and designer-client communication. In terms of the student feedback, the course can be seen as successful even more so for collaboration across greater distance.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Subjects: H700 Production and Manufacturing Engineering
W200 Design studies
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Design
Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Design
Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > School of Design > Design
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Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2010 08:48
Last Modified: 20 May 2017 17:40
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/3628

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