Design Educators Community
Of Interest
March 12, 2018 / By aigaeducators
We are excited to announce Decipher, a hands-on design research conference brought to you by the AIGA Design Educators Community in partnership with the new DARIA Network (Design as Research in the Americas). Hosted by the Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design at University of Michigan, Decipher will address crucial themes of defining, doing, disseminating, supporting, and teaching design research.
February 9, 2018 / By Marty Maxwell Lane
December 27, 2017 / By Meaghan Dee
Have you ever wondered how your salary, tenure or promotion process, job security, teaching load, class size, mandatory office hours, administrative service requirements, or financial support and expectations of design research compares to faculty working at other colleges?  We wondered it too! Knowing the details and factors governing the employment of design faculty helps design educators, departments and institutions make informed decisions about the future and direction of the communication design field. This first annual Design Incubation Faculty Census will begin the process of gathering information about employment trends affecting design faculty across the U.S.
November 19, 2017 / By AIGA DEC Steering Committee
November 1, 2017 / By Michael Gibson
October 30, 2017 / By aigaeducators
August 10, 2017 / By aigaeducators
The 2017 AIGA National Conference will feature a special track of educator-oriented programming: The Designer of 2025. We hope to see you there!
June 12, 2017 / By Michael Gibson
This is a call for submissions (scholarly articles and visual narratives) for possible publication in the third issue of Dialectic, the scholarly journal of the AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) Design Educators Community) DEC.
May 31, 2017 / By David M. Koeth
For those on the semester system, your term has likely ended and you’re feeling a bit frazzled—or perhaps more than a bit frazzled. While it’s no secret to fellow educators that teaching is intense, it's worth discussing ways to keep the intensity from taking over your life! Prof. David Koeth shares some advice.
May 1, 2017 / By AIGA DEC Steering Committee