Design Academia - 国公立デザイン系大学会議

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Creating an Enriching Life and New Cultural Values

The Faculty of Design at Okayama Prefectural University was established as the first faculty in Japan to bear the name of design. It has produced many designers, professionals, and researchers through its specialized education and research in design. Based on these achievements, the Faculty of Design, as the embodiment of practical learning, aims to nurture human resources who can contribute to the region and the world, with the design and management skills necessary to create an enriching life and a new culture in a changing society. The Faculty of Design has undergone two departmental reorganizations. From the academic year 2021, we will be offering new design education in three departments: […]

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2022.3.29

Responding to the Challenges of an Increasingly Diverse and Sophisticated Social Issues by Creating Next-Generation Innovations

In April 2021, Chiba University’s Design Course celebrated the 100th anniversary of founding the Tokyo Higher School of Technology in 1921. We launched a new department to respond to increasingly diverse and sophisticated social issues by creating next-generation innovations with this opportunity. This new department is the Design Research Institute (dri), which was established by the faculty members in the Department of Design belonging to the Graduate School of Engineering. Furthermore, at the same time as the establishment of dri, the “Chiba University Sumida Satellite Campus” was opened in Sumida-ku, Tokyo, a manufacturing city, with the concept of simulating all aspects of life with the entire building as a demonstration […]

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2022.3.29

Graduate Program for Highly Skilled Researchers in Design Who Create New Social Systems

The degree program of the graduate schools of our university, which started planning in 2015, began in 2020 after various studies. The purpose of the program is to acquire the practical ability to create products and environments that improve people’s minds, to create social systems that develop good and fulfilling connections between people, and to foster highly skilled professionals or researchers with the qualities of top international leaders who will play a central role in various research and educational institutions, and apply their creativity to nurture, maintain, and revitalize rich and constructive communities and societies. Design education is positioned as a Degree Program in Design (DPD). In addition to the […]

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2022.3.29

Designing a Human-Centered Information Environment

Future University Hakodate is a public university based on information science, which opened in 2000. Under the motto of “Open Space, Open Mind”, the university aims to nurture “a high professional capability in Systems Information Science”, “the ability to explore and conceptualize problems supported by research skills and associated attitudes”, “the ability to express information through teamwork and co-creation”, “the ability to learn autonomously and continuously (meta-learning)” and “humanity required for a specialist”. Undergraduate design education aims to acquire the ideas, knowledge, and techniques necessary to design a human-centered information environment. While integrating various disciplines such as information design, cognitive psychology, sociology, and communication, students will learn the philosophy of […]

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