Industrial Design Education in Nigeria Today: Challenges for the 21st Century Learners

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: Adelabu, Oluwafemi Samuel (1); Fatuyi, Olusegun Adene (2)
Series: E&PDE
Institution: 1: Industrial Design Department, University of Johannesburg, South Africa; 2: Industrial Design Department, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
Section: Meeting 21st Century Challenges in Further and Higher Education
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ISBN: 978-1-912254-10-1


A critical outlook on the role of education for the 21st century has raised the need to question the current state of design education in Nigeria with a view to identifying gaps that must be filled to effectively prepare students for the 21st-century skil

Keywords: Industrial design education; curriculum; 21st century education; learning and research challenges


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