The Use of Technology in Adult Art and Design Education

By Carol Ryder.

Published by The Technology Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

This paper will seek to evaluate the effectiveness of a range of learning and teaching technologies currently available to art and design educators in British Higher Education.

Keywords: Art and Design, Education, Design, Technology, Higher Education, University, Self Directed Learning, Educators, Teaching Materials, Learning Materials

The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp.155-162. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.111MB).

Carol Ryder

Carol Ryder is a Senior Lecturer within the Department of Fashion and Textile Design, Liverpool John Moores University (UK). Her research interests include the use of new technologies for improved communication in art and design education, fashion illustration, fashion and anti-fashion as an academic area of study, and the use of offbeat materials for textiles and garment creation. Carol recently delivered a paper on technology and communication at the "Creativity: Designer meets Technology Europe" conference in Copenhagen (September 2005) and has also written a paper on the importance of haptic communications research within fashion and textile design for the "Haptex" conference in Hannover (December 2005). Carol has worked as a fashion designer for 19 years and her work has received editorial exposure in a wide number of publications. Her illustration work has been exhibited both Nationally and Internationally, and she is currently working on a set of illustrations commissioned by the cultural anthropologist Ted Polhemus to illustrate his work on fashion branding and image as communication. Carol's textile designs have been exhibited and sold Internationally.


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