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Special issue: Values in the design process: Editorial

Lloyd, Peter and McDonnell, Janet (2009). Special issue: Values in the design process: Editorial. Design Studies, 30(2) pp. 115–118.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.destud.2008.12.001
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Abstract

The papers presented in this special edition all stem from a workshop that was held in September 2007 in London. The workshop (DTRS7, 2007) was the seventh in the series of Design Thinking Research Symposia and involved 24 research groups analysing the same dataset, provided by the organisers on DVD. Having a common dataset allows a comparison of different work addressing similar themes in design research, and one of those themes from symposium turned out to be ‘values in the design process’, the theme of this special issue. Additionally, a common dataset means that different research methodologies can be compared, specific parts of the data can be looked at in detail, the validity of results can be discussed by examining the data in detail, and studies can more easily criticise, and build on, the findings of others.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2009 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN: 0142-694X
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Item ID: 17867
Depositing User: Users 8128 not found.
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2009 10:07
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:38
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/17867
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