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How can design education develop intercultural competencies for professional practice and global citizenship?

Conference Proceeding
Macdonald, I., & MacLeod, M. (2015)
How can design education develop intercultural competencies for professional practice and global citizenship?
Within the field of graphic design many contemporary designers and educators seek to challenge global corporate homogenization and the exploitation of developing countries (Ra...

Book review of 'Communication Design: Insights from the Creative Industries' (Yates and Price 2015)

Journal Article
Macdonald, I. (2015)
Book review of 'Communication Design: Insights from the Creative Industries' (Yates and Price 2015). AD, 33-33
Derek Yates and Jessie Price’s book Communication Design: Insights from the Creative Industries is about designers who make a difference in the world. Its aim is to bridge the...

Re-constructing “culture of learning” – international student experiences in China and the UK.

Conference Proceeding
Foster, M., Macdonald, I., Firth, R., & Zhou, V. (2014)
Re-constructing “culture of learning” – international student experiences in China and the UK
Following previous Teaching Fellows funding to undertake a joint research project between Business School and the School of Arts & Creative Industries we would like to present...

Interdisciplinary methodologies in different cultures of learning: Apples and Pears?

Conference Proceeding
Macdonald, I., Firth, R., Foster, M., & Zhou, V. (2014)
Interdisciplinary methodologies in different cultures of learning: Apples and Pears?
This paper explores the reception and analysis of different methodologies in an inter-disciplinary pedagogical collaboration involving Design and Business academics and their ...

How can design students develop intercultural competencies using critical approaches to global consumerism?

Conference Proceeding
Macdonald, I. & MacLeod, M. (2015)
How can design students develop intercultural competencies using critical approaches to global consumerism?
Within the field of graphic design many contemporary designers and educators seek to challenge global corporate homogenization and the exploitation of developing countries (Ra...

Mossuril - an international study project.

Digital Artefact
Macdonald, I. (2014)
Mossuril - an international study project
This study examines the student experience of a third sector graphic design project in an international context. Inspired by a Humanist and socially conscious perspective that...

Five Go To Mozambique.

Digital Artefact
Macdonald, I. (2015)
Five Go To Mozambique
In 2014 five Graphic Design students went to Mossuril, a remote coastal town in north east Mozambique. They had designed branding and marketing materials for two projects set ...

Digital gardens with real toads in them: the place of heritage media in a digital art and design education.

Conference Proceeding
Macdonald, I. (2013)
Digital gardens with real toads in them: the place of heritage media in a digital art and design education. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference for Design Education Researchers, 577-589. ISBN 978-82-93298-01-4
At a time when digital media is regarded as orthodoxy in education, in advanced global economies there is a pressing argument to review the lessons of the past and reflect on ...