Teach Your Children Well: (How and) Why Design Anthropology Speaks to Our Students

Lisa DiCarlo

Abstract


This 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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Teaching; design anthropology

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22439/jba.v7i2.5606



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