Design Education Talks ep.13 – Derek Jones

Derek Jones is a Senior Lecturer in Design at The Open University (UK) and part of the OU Design Group. He is a member of the team responsible for U101: Design Thinking, the award-winning entry-level design course for the university’s Design and Innovation degree. His main research interests are: the pedagogy of design and creativity, embodied cognition in physical and virtual environments, and theories of design knowledge. Derek is a qualified architect with 15 years of experience in the construction design and procurement industries and is the Convenor of the Design Research Society’s Pedagogy special interest group. Link to Distance Design Education website: Link to events:  https://distancedesigneducation.wordp… Twitter: @plug103 Academic publications: Design Research Society Pedagogy SIG: Pragmatic nihilism | Derek Jones | TEDxOpenUniversity: The next #DistanceDesignEd meetup will be held on Friday 24 April at 15:30 BST. The subject will be ‘What next?’ and details are here: The Eames India Report: Eames, C. and Eames, R. (1958) The India Report, Ahmedabad, National Institute of Design [Online]. Available at

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