Fostering design literacy, empathy and awareness in codesign

DS 104: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education (E&PDE 2020), VIA Design, VIA University in Herning, Denmark. 10th -11th September 2020

Year: 2020
Editor: Buck, Lyndon; Bohemia, Erik; Grierson, Hilary
Author: Ball, Tim; Magee, Paul; Woodcock, Andree; McDonagh, Deana; Ouillon, Sinead; Moody, Louise; Moreira, Felipe; Gut, Kat
Series: E&PDE
Institution: Coventry University, United Kingdom
Section: Addressing Ethical and Social Issues in Design Education
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ISBN: 978-1-912254-10-1


Using low fidelity simulations, the authors have previously introduced elements to an undergraduate product design module, to improve empathic forethought among student designers, designing with and for elders. Student feedback suggested a willingness and

Keywords: Empathy; old age; experiential learning; codesign; mobility


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