Shifting Paradigms in Design Education and Student Thinking at KAIST

M.K. Thompson

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ED100: Freshman design courses offer a number of benefits to incoming students and are becoming increasingly
popular in universities around the world. At KAIST, an innovative freshman design program has been developed that challenges some of the existing paradigms in design education in general and freshman design education in particular. This paper will discuss the basic format, goals, and philosophy for the freshman design program at KAIST. It will also address the successes, challenges, and future implications for the course.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 19th CIRP Design Conference
Number of pages7
Publication date2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
Event19th CIRP Design Conference: Competitive Design - Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom
Duration: 30 Mar 200931 Mar 2009


Conference19th CIRP Design Conference
LocationCranfield University
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom

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