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CoDes
Facilitating Social Creativity Through Collaborative Designing

Life as Learning Research Programme
2003 - 2006  

   


The project focuses on pursuing research and development work regarding virtual and collaborative design in educational and professional contexts of craft and designing in Finland.

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT
| To examine the role of participatory design in design education, i.e. how virtual design environment can be used to support collaborative design when students are learning by solving authentic design problems and working closely with end-users.

| To analyze how virtual design environments support multi-professional design teams, for instance, by helping participants to share their knowledge and experiences in order to achieve mutual understanding and transform design ideas into desired products.

| To analyze the role of visual and material artifacts in design process through virtual design environments.

| To develop pedagogical practices and models that help to promote social creativity through design education by facilitating collaborative designing across the educational system and in the practices of professional design.


 | FUNDED |
| Academy of Finland |

| RESEARCH PROGRAMME |
| Life As Learning |

 | THEME |
| Learning environments, ICT, Knowledge Creation and New Forms of Learning |

| CONSORTIUM | 
| University of Joensuu, University of Lapland |

| CONTACT |
| University of Joensuu |
| Faculty of Education | Savonlinna Department of Teacher Education
|
Professor Pirita Seitamaa-Hakkarainen
pirita.seitamaa-hakkarainen@joensuu.fi
Box 55, 57101 Savonlinna
Tel +358 015 511 7641
Fax +358 015 531 060

Professor Emerita Pirkko Anttila
pirkko.anttila@akatiimi.fi
Mannerheimintie 15, 49400 Hamina
Gsm +358  040 506 6076
Fax +358 05 354 2002 

Researcher Henna Lahti (on leave)
henna.lahti@helsinki.fi
Centre for Research On Networked Learning and Knowledge Building
Department of Psychology
Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki
Tel +358 09 191 29474

Researcher Kaiju Kangas (on leave)
kaiju.kangas@helsinki.fi
Centre for Research On Networked Learning and Knowledge Building
Department of Psychology
Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki
Tel +358 09 191 29471
Fax +358 09 191 29481

Researcher Marjut Iivonen
marjut.iivonen@helsinki.fi
Centre for Research On Networked Learning and Knowledge Building
Department of Psychology
Box 9, 00014 University of Helsinki
Tel +358 09 191 29471
Fax +358 09 191 29481


| University of Lapland |
| Faculty of Art and Design | Department of Textile and Clothing Design |
Professor Minna Uotila
minna.uotila@ulapland.fi
Box 122, 96101 Rovaniemi
Gsm +358  040 556 2893
Fax +358 016 341 2333

Researcher Mari Pursiainen
(till 07/2006)
mari.pursiainen@ulapland.fi

         


 

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