Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Preparing Designers for the Future

Design programs in America must take stock of the potential impact of design policy initiatives of nation's intent on participating in the growing international marketplace. China alone has made plans to educate thousands of designers each year to support its developing markets.

What should design programs do to ensure American design students continue to remain competitive? As the numbers of well trained and talented graduates from around the globe continue to increase and seek jobs with U.S. businesses will design education in this country remain relevant?

The following article offers some suggestions on how designers should be prepared for the future.

Enlightened Innovation:
5 Keys to Promoting Thoughtful Design Leadership in Education

A Consultant's Perspective

Fast Company Article - Tough Love

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