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The British Design Innovation - Industrial Design and academia: a tale of two halves

The British Design Innovation - Industrial Design and academia: a tale of two halves | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it

In the dream world……a large number of universities start offering services in direct competition with the UK design industry, instead of focusing on core design teaching. However, they soon begin to realise that there is no benefit for them or their students in going down this road: not only are they failing to produce employable graduates for the professional sector, they are causing serious repercussions for local design businesses – and ultimately doing the UK economy no good into the bargain. In the real world...

Clive Hilton's insight:

I came across this article a bit late in the day (written shortly after the London Olympics, 2012). It makes a strong case for establishing better and more intelligently considered working relationships between academia and the industrial design community such that both parties benefit. This is by way of a counter situation in which universities and industry have been known to compete with each to no-one's real benefit.

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Curating Information & Making Sense of Data Is a Key Skill for the Future [Research]

Curating Information & Making Sense of Data Is a Key Skill for the Future [Research] | Creativity and learning | Scoop.it

The Institute for the Future and the University of Phoenix have teamed up to produce, this past spring, an interesting report entitled Future Work Skills 2020.

 

 

Here the skills that information-fishermen of the future will need the most:

 

1) Sense-making

2) Social intelligence

3) Novel and adaptive thinking:

4) Cross-cultural competency:

5) Computational thinking:

6) New media literacy:

7) Transdisciplinarity:

8) Design mindset:

9) Cognitive load management:

10) Virtual collaboration:

 

 Curated by Robin Good

 

Executive Summary of the Report: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapolloresearchinstitute.com%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2Ffuture-work-skills-executive-summary.pdf 

 

Download a PDF copy of Future Work Skills 2020: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapolloresearchinstitute.com%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2Ffuture-skills-2020-research-report.pdf  


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Beth Kanter's comment, December 20, 2011 7:34 PM
Thanks for sharing this from Robin's stream. These skills sets could form the basis of a self-assessment for would-be curators, although they're more conceptual - than practical/tactical. Thanks for sharing and must go rescoop it with a credit you and Robin of course
janlgordon's comment, December 20, 2011 7:56 PM
Beth Kanter
Agreed. It's also one of the articles I told you about....good info to build on:-)
Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, September 4, 2:34 AM

Curating Information and Data Sense-Making Is The Key Skill for the Future [Research]