Design Thinking Has a Pedagogy Problem

Recording: Design Thinking Has a Pedagogy Problem, Mar 5, 2018

Are you an educator striving to fight inequality? Meg Miller of FastCo recommends you go ahead and “forget design thinking.” This advice may come as a surprise, since design thinking is a hot education buzzword. Julie Schell offers an emerging idea that design thinking has a wicked pedagogy problem and that Miller's advice is a harbinger of where ever-popular design thinking initiatives are headed if education change agents don’t acknowledge the drawbacks of current design thinking instruction.

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Format: Future20
Event Type: Session
Track: Equity
Level: Basic Understanding