New Visions In Performance

Author: Gavin Carver
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135301859
Format: PDF, Docs
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New Visions in Performance features the work of twelve performers and academics who are concerned with the integration of digital technologies into theatrical performance.

Art Rooms as Centers for Design Education

Author: George Szekely
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317245288
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Merging the teaching of art innovation through design with traditional art media taught in K–12 art programs, this book introduces art theories and histories in design, offers classroom-tested pedagogical approaches that emphasize innovation, and includes a wealth of graphics and stories about bringing in curiosity, play, and creativity into the classroom. Interspersed with engaging personal narratives and anecdotes, George Szekely paints a picture of transformed art classrooms, and shows how art teachers can effectively foster student risk-taking and learning with new teaching pedagogies and methodologies. By breaking down how teacher encouragement and stimulating classroom environments can empower students and motivate them to challenge themselves, Szekely demonstrates how art rooms become sites where children act as critical makers and builders and are positioned to make major social contributions to the school and beyond.

Human Centered Design

Author: Masaaki Kurosu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642217524
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Human Centered Design, HCD 2011, held as Part of HCI International 2011, in Orlando, FL, USA, in July 2011, jointly with 9 other thematically similar conferences. The 66 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical parts on human centered design methods and tools, mobile and ubiquitous interaction, human centered design in health and rehabilitation, human centered design in work, business and education, and applications of human centered design.

Leading public design

Author: Bason, Christian
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 1447325605
Format: PDF
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This powerful new book provides a clear framework for understanding and learning an emerging management practice, leading public design. Drawing on more than a decade of work on public sector innovation, Christian Bason uses his extensive practical experience and research conducted among public managers in the UK, the US, Australia, Finland and Denmark to explore how public organisations can be redesigned from the outside in, shaping policies and services that are truly experienced as useful and meaningful to citizens, and which leverage all of society’s resources to co-produce better outcomes. Through detailed case studies, the book presents six management practices which leaders in government can use to involve citizens, staff and other stakeholders in innovation processes. It shows how managers can challenge their own assumptions, leverage empathy with citizens, handle divergence, navigate unknown territory, experiment and rehearse future solutions through prototyping, and create more public value. Ultimately, Leading public design provides a pathway to a new and different way of governing public institutions: human-centred governance. As a more relational, networked, interactive and reflective approach to running organisations, this emerging governance model promises a more human yet effective public sector.

Vision and Values in Design Management

Author: David Hands
Publisher: AVA Publishing
ISBN: 2940373795
Format: PDF
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Vision and Values in Design Management demonstrates the value of design as a key strategic resource. It demonstrates that design management can be fully utilized in the pursuit of securing competitive advantage within highly complex and emergent markets.

Sustaining Executive Performance

Author: Steven P. MacGregor
Publisher: FT Press
ISBN: 0133987183
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Thousands of executives have discovered a powerful truth: the best way to improve your performance is to improve your health and well being. Now, top executive coach Steven MacGregor helps you leverage this truth in your life and your business. MacGregor brings together breakthrough insights and techniques he's honed through seven years pioneering the internationally-renowned Sustaining Executive Performance (SEP) program, and working with hundreds of leading executives worldwide. In Sustaining Executive Performance , he reveals the profound connections between living a more sustainable, happy, and productive life and improving your organization on metrics ranging from innovation to resilience. MacGregor addresses core business themes including design thinking, continuous innovation, and corporate social responsibility. Next, he shows how to apply all five elements of the SEP program in your own life: MOVE, RECOVER, FOCUS, FUEL, and TRAIN. Finally, he offers specific guidance for changing your own habits in areas ranging from sleep to meetings and communication. Throughout you'll find interviews with leading executives and experts. Each interview offers specific takeaways you can use to become a more effective leader — and a more fulfilled human being.

Innovative Design and Creation of Visual Interfaces Advancements and Trends

Author: Falchuk, Ben
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466602864
Format: PDF, ePub
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Computer graphics and digital design have come a long way in recent years, and it is difficult to keep up with the latest trends in software development and output.Innovative Design and Creation of Visual Interfaces: Advancements and Trends offers the cutting-edge in research, development, technologies, case studies, frameworks, and methodologies within the field of visual interfaces. The book has collected research from around the world to offer a holistic picture of the state of the art in the field. In order to stay abreast of the latest trends, this volume offers a vital resource for practitioners and academics alike.