Cross-disciplinary collaboration and participatory design of learning spaces as a driving force for organizational change

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Wed, 6 Jun 2018
9:15am to 10:45am
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Can learning spaces in higher education be designed in an iterative participatory process where students, teachers, architects, educational developers and researchers work together as change agents? The paper presents results from a participatory design project on learning spaces at Malmo University, Sweden. In a participatory design perspective, users are experts and active in the design process, aiming to drive collaboration and contribute to an agency. The paper discusses how to build a sustainable participatory process framed within a pedagogical perspective, and shares ideas on how the development of learning spaces benefits from a cross-disciplinary organization within the university.

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