Knowledge-carrying objects in learning situations

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: Olander, Elin (1); Sörensen, Charlotte (2); Musa, Enes (1); Andersson, Sara (1); Sterner, Marielle (3)
Series: E&PDE
Institution: 1: Malmö University, Sweden; 2: Lund University, Sweden; 3: Cool Minds, Sweden
Section: Engaging the Public
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ISBN: 978-1-912254-10-1


This paper presents a design driven study aiming to explore the scope of knowledge-carrying objects (cf. learning objects, Churchill 2005) in learning situations. It is illustrated by a project in a local science center for children in the ages between 7-

Keywords: design-driven research; mediating objects; knowledge transference; observations


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