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Reflections on Students’ Experiences of Practical Group Projects in Media Production Education

Book
Macleod, K. (2016)
Reflections on Students’ Experiences of Practical Group Projects in Media Production Education. In Innovations in Learning and Teaching, 91-106. Edinburgh: Merchiston Publishing
This chapter evaluates students' experiences of group work in media production education and investigates strategies for effective teaching and learning in that context. Worki...

Sand Casting on the Beach - Introducing Traditional Making Skills, Materials and Process through Play and Experimentation.

Presentation / Conference
Firth, R., & Stoltenberg, E. (2015, September)
Sand Casting on the Beach - Introducing Traditional Making Skills, Materials and Process through Play and Experimentation. Paper presented at 17th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENGINEERING AND PRODUCT DESIGN EDUCATION, Loughborough, UK
Within the higher education (HE) product design field, many researchers stress the importance for students to recognise and value the relationship between practical 3D object-...

Journal of Design Practice and Research, Volume 3, 2014

Book
Lambert, I., Firth, R., MacLeod, M., Forster, S., Innes, M., Winton, E., …Titley, W. (2014)
Journal of Design Practice and Research, Volume 3, 2014. Edinburgh Napier University
Editorial -Welcome to the third issue of the Journal for Design Practice & Research. The last 18 months has been an extremely busy time for us. We have continued to grow as a ...

Projects for Multi-Disciplinary Teams: Engaging Students across Design Disciplines in a Shared Undergraduate First Year Curriculum.

Conference Proceeding
Lambert, I. & Firth, R. (2010)
Projects for Multi-Disciplinary Teams: Engaging Students across Design Disciplines in a Shared Undergraduate First Year Curriculum
On undergraduate design courses at Edinburgh Napier University, two thirds of the first year curriculum is shared. Working in open studios, students are able to gain awareness...

(In)tangib/es: Sociocultural references in the design process milieu.

Thesis
Strickfaden, M. (In)tangib/es: Sociocultural references in the design process milieu. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6201
This thesis broadly engages with the design process and design education, but focuses particularly on sociocultural and (in)tangible references that are communicated verbally,...

Directed by Bill Forsyth 'Local Hero' (1983)

Book
Manderson, D., & Scott, A. J. (2010)
Directed by Bill Forsyth 'Local Hero' (1983). Association of Scottish Literary Studies
This is a study of the feature film 'Local Hero', written and directed by Bill Forsyth, and is one of a series of study guides for secondary school pupils and students in furt...

Work on the Move: mobile and nomadic working methodologies.

Conference Proceeding
Firth, R., Jennings, T., Cochrane, R., Taks, M., & Van de Graaf, P. (2016)
Work on the Move: mobile and nomadic working methodologies
‘Work on the move’ is a design, process-driven methodology, which uses multiple locations within an outdoors setting and movement between locations, all of which function as l...

Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design

Journal Article
Firth, R., Stoltenberg, E., & Jennings, T. (2016)
Using an Outdoor Learning Space to Teach Sustainability and Material Processes in HE Product Design. International Journal of Art and Design Education, 35(3), 327-336. https://doi.org/10.1111/jade.12109
The world is facing environmental changes that are increasingly affecting how we think about manufacturing, the consumption of products and use of resources. Within the HE pro...

Carousel: a study on collaboration within A small international design community of Practice and its impacts on delivering ‘one Week’ exchange experiences

Presentation / Conference
Stoltenberg, E., Firth, R., & Taks, M. (2017, September)
Carousel: a study on collaboration within A small international design community of Practice and its impacts on delivering ‘one Week’ exchange experiences. Paper presented at 19th International Conference on Engineering & Product Design Education (E&PDE 2017), Oslo, Norway
To prepare students for their future careers in a globalizing society, several large-scale higher education student and staff exchange programmes focus on international collab...

The Bloody Big Project - Tackling Period Poverty with Design

Presentation / Conference
Cochrane, R. (2020, March)
The Bloody Big Project - Tackling Period Poverty with Design. Presented at Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2020, Edinburgh
The Bloody Big Project used Design Thinking to tackle Period Poverty. In collaboration with Industry Partners, Hey Girls and Wire Media, Edinburgh Napier University created a ...