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    Sounds great! Nish ... ... __________________________________ Yahoo! Mail - PC Magazine Editors Choice 2005 http://mail.yahoo.com
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      Sounds great!
      Nish

      --- Lorraine Leber <lleber@...> wrote:

      > hi all,
      >
      > This could be a great opportunity for us to take the
      > Collaborative vision to a new audience! Let me know
      > what you think...
      >
      > Lorraine
      >
      > ________
      >
      > Lorraine Leber
      > Faculty, Graphic Communications Department
      > City College of San Francisco
      > Box V-51, Office Visual Arts 104
      > 415/239 3037
      > lleber@...> From: Frank Baseman
      <frank@...>
      > To: <lleber@...>
      > Subject: CALL FOR PAPERS: AIGA at CAA
      > Date: Sun, 23 Oct 2005 21:01:53 -0500
      >
      > A CALL FOR PAPERS
      >
      > The 93rd Annual Conference of the College Art
      > Association will be
      > held in Boston, Massachusetts from February 22 to
      > 25, 2006. This
      > event will mark the third year that the American
      > Institute of Graphic
      > Arts, an affiliate member of CAA, will have a
      > presence at the annual
      > conference in the form of a 1.5 hour program
      > session.
      >
      > AIGA is seeking proposals from design educators that
      > will address the
      > following topic for this AIGA program session:
      >
      > --------
      >
      > Shaking our Foundations: Reconsidering foundation
      > studies in
      > Communication Design education.
      >
      > The revolutionary integrative and multi-disciplinary
      > philosophies of
      > the Bauhaus and Ulm have, over the past seventy
      > years, been narrowed
      > and compartmentalized into ?practical? education for
      > a design economy
      > that perhaps no longer exists. Are we teaching
      > today?s design
      > students to be yesterday?s graphic designers by
      > continuing to base
      > our curricula upon passed-down post-war pedagogies?
      >
      > Contemporary communication environments and the
      > integration of new
      > technologies ? paralleled with continually evolving
      > roles and
      > responsibilities afforded to the designer ? demand
      > that we enlarge
      > design education beyond the visual to include
      > theories, products, and
      > processes of the aural, temporal, haptic, kinetic
      > and algorithmic.
      >
      > The educator?s challenge is to integrate issues as
      > diverse as human
      > factors, systems, learning theory, narrative, logic,
      > experience, and
      > authorship into traditional studies of form and
      > communication early
      > within the educational process.
      >
      > --------
      >
      > This session calls for papers that propose how
      > first- and second-year
      > curricula can be re-configured to better prepare
      > design students for
      > a landscape where design applications are evaluated
      > upon how
      > creatively and effectively they approach and solve a
      > problem ?
      > regardless of whether the resultant form is a book,
      > poster, sequence,
      > sound, movie, space, algorithm, interaction, or
      > experience.
      >
      > The AIGA affiliate special program session is
      > scheduled for
      > Wednesday, February 22, 12:30-2:00pm. The selection
      > committee is
      > seeking three or four 15 ? 20 minute "case study"
      > presentations that
      > will highlight new curriculum and student work in
      > the context of
      > undergraduate 4-year college or university design
      > programs.
      >
      > Selected participants will need the financial
      > sponsorship of their
      > respective institutions to attend the CAA
      > conference.
      >
      > Proposals should be one page abstracts (.pdf, .rtf
      > or .txt) e-mailed
      > to foundations@... by December 1, 2005.
      > Submissions must
      > have the words ?Shaking Our Foundations? in the
      > subject heading of
      > the e-mail. Abstracts will be judged in a double
      > blind process, so
      > any reference to the author by name within the body
      > of the abstract
      > will disqualify the submission. Notification of
      > acceptance will be
      > sent via e-mail on or near December 7, 2005.
      >
      > Please direct all questions to:
      >
      > Brian Lucid
      >
      > Program Director, AIGA@CAA
      > AIGA Design Education Steering Committee Member
      >
      > E-mail: brian@...
      >





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