Design Ed

Blogging Benefits in the classroom

BENEFITS: Track progress: students document their own journey and become “tourists” in class. Improve articulation: by having to put into words what they are thinking they develop communication skills alongside their critical and analytical skills. Transferrable Technical Skills: students learn how to design websites by becoming familiar with an CMS platform, WordPress. Reputation building: by […]

Adventures in Blogging

Creative Uses of Blogging in a Postgraduate Entrepreneurship Course: Discussion and Reflection of Benefits, Challenges and Best Practice (draft) Author: Dr. Corrine Ellsworth Beaumont, MFA, PhD Kingston University, London Abstract Blogging is increasingly being used in the classroom environment. In addition to being a method for recording reflection, blogs can be a useful tool for […]

Wilson Review on Entrepreneurship, misguided

Sir Tim Wilson in his interview with The Guardian last November (2011) is critical of the role that universities, in particular business schools, can play in entrepreneurship and building future entrepreneurs. This post is a response to that article which cites the growing link between design and business and experience-led education. 

If I ran a design school

My dream would be to run my own design school. This post is about how I would run things at MyU.


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