Teach Your Children Well: (How and) Why Design Anthropology Speaks to Our Students
AbstractThis paper explores design anthropology as a topic of study among university students. After establishing a working definition of design anthropology, I will use a case study from class to illustrate several aspects of the discipline that appeal to students: holism in research, understanding before action, and stakeholder engagement. I conclude with a discussion of the importance of informed intervention as an appealing outcome for students.
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