We are having our annual student portfolio show on May 22nd. So if you are interested in seeing some student work - please drop in. If you are hiring or are looking for interns - you might like what you see!
For the last bit I have been thinking about creating a separate conference that focuses on interaction design education. By no means is this an academic/research conference, but rather a summit, working group, that is interested in tackling the life-long issues of an interaction designer's career. I moved from industry to education because I saw deep issues in the career development of interaction designers, especially at the early stages of formal educaiton and have grown to hear a must wider perspective on the topic.
After 4 years of education (2 year degree) focused heavily around aesthetic graphical design, and some time in the professional industry as an interface (ux) designer, I have decided to continue moving forward with further education. My passion for design interaction, mental cognition, and technology, leads me to believe that further education is the most logical step towards growing in these areas of focus–
I was wondering if anyone knows how to categorize and classify Interaction design in ISCED (International Standard Classification of
I was denied the possibility to get a
scholarship for studying abroad, because they categorized Interaction
design as art, and
they don't give any art scholarships. But on the other hand they
categorized Industrial design as Technical education. I have still 11
days left to appeal against their decision.
I am really thankful for any nugget of information.