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Teaching Interaction Design by Research Through Design

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  • Nicolai Brodersen Hansen, TU Eindhoven, Eindhoven
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  • Kim Halskov
Research-through-design (RtD) has become a well-established research approach within HCI research. In this paper we discuss how research-through-design can be applied as an explicit strategy for teaching interaction design. RtD is productive when teaching interaction design, because it keeps students in a constant loop of doing and reflecting, as well as highlights the value of theoretical concepts for understanding practice. This means that theoretical concepts become a resource that the students can draw on to understand and transform design practice, while at the same time fostering an integrated understanding of theory and practice in design. We base our work on a master’s course series teaching advanced theoretical and practical subjects in interaction design. The main contribution of the paper is a set of principles for RtD-based design teaching, as well as the identification of potential gains of using this approach for teaching interaction design.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTeaching Interaction Design by Research Through Design
Number of pages11
Place of publicationUSA
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Publication yearDec 2018
Pages421-431
ISBN (print) 978-1-4503-6188-0
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Publication statusPublished - Dec 2018
EventOzCHI 2018 - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 5 Dec 20187 Dec 2018
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ConferenceOzCHI 2018
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Periode05/12/201807/12/2018
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