about design dialogues

The Design Dialogues site houses all online publications from the School of Design Strategies at Parsons School of Design.

This site is funded by the Stephan Weiss Lecture Series on Business Strategy, Negotiation and Innovation. This lectureship was launched in 2002 to commemorate the life of the late artist and sculptor Stephan Weiss, husband and business partner of the fashion designer Donna Karan. Weiss co-founded Donna Karan International in 1984, and was instrumental in every significant venture the company undertook: launching and structuring new brands, most notably the Donna Karan Beauty company; signing new licenses; establishing in-house legal and creative departments; devising its computer design technology; orchestrating the company’s initial public offering in 1996; and negotiating its sale to the current owner LVMH Moet Hennessy – Louis Vuitton.

about the school of design strategies

The School of Design Strategies is an experimental educational environment. We advance innovative approaches in design, business and education. In the evolving context of cities, services and ecosystems, we explore design as a capability and a strategy in the environmentally conscious practices of individuals, groups, communities and organizations. For more about the School of Design Strategies, visit the SDS Magazine.

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“Collaborative Learning”: Article By Trandisciplinary Design Graduate Program Director Jamer Hunt

In his article Collaborative Learning for the Huffington Post, Jamer Hunt writes, “After centuries of fixating on the solitary student’s singular progress, we are currently experiencing the rise of a radical emphasis on collaborative, team-based learning. This is not just a slight course correction but has the potential to be a major shift of paradigm. This transformation poses profound challenges to the basic tenets of our educational system while it also forces teachers and administrators to invent new and novel ways to assess student progress and organize their curricula.”

To read the full article, visit www.huffingtonpost.com/jamer-hunt/collaborative-learning.
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