Articles by Melissa Warr

 

smartphone clock
Share

Fixing Clocks, Negotiating Systems: Yes, And…

In which Melissa summons the courage to critique her doctoral advisor’s post, asserting that over-simplification of artifacts leads to many of the design problems in education that we are trying to avoid. READ MORE »

Fixing Clocks, Negotiating Systems: Yes, And…

Share

In which Melissa summons the courage to critique her doctoral advisor’s post, asserting that over-simplification of artifacts leads to many of the design problems in education that we are trying to avoid. READ MORE »

Share

A Blog Crossover: Our Framework v. 2.0

Our 5 Spaces framework is constantly evolving. Here’s the most recent version, originally published on Punya’s website. READ MORE »

A Blog Crossover: Our Framework v. 2.0

Share

Our 5 Spaces framework is constantly evolving. Here’s the most recent version, originally published on Punya’s website. READ MORE »

Share

Five Perspectives for the Five Spaces for Design in Education

Design is about action, and we are exploring some ways to make our framework more actionable. Check out five embodied representations for understanding our core framework, now The Five SPACES FOR Design in Education. READ MORE »

Five Perspectives for the Five Spaces for Design in Education

Share

Design is about action, and we are exploring some ways to make our framework more actionable. Check out five embodied representations for understanding our core framework, now The Five SPACES FOR Design in Education. READ MORE »

Share

AECT Talks About Design!

Melissa is having a great time Talking About Design at AECT (Association for Educational Communications and Technology) in Vegas! Check out the Five Discourses of Design in Education presentation. READ MORE »

The word "Inspired" over an arial view of the Paris Las Vegas casino

AECT Talks About Design!

Share

Melissa is having a great time Talking About Design at AECT (Association for Educational Communications and Technology) in Vegas! Check out the Five Discourses of Design in Education presentation. READ MORE »

Microscopic view of microbes in a petri dish
Share

The Paradox of the Petri Dish, AKA Culturing a Culture

Design is simultaneously intentional and ambiguous. Like scientists with Petri dishes, designers know how to use this to their advantage. READ MORE »

The Paradox of the Petri Dish, AKA Culturing a Culture

Share

Design is simultaneously intentional and ambiguous. Like scientists with Petri dishes, designers know how to use this to their advantage. READ MORE »

Share

Response: What is (and is Not) Design

Design is creating a space in complexity and interacting inside that space. Effective designers bring with them particular knowledge, practices, tools, and a frame of judgment or connoisseurship. Design is not generalities, clarity, or problem solving. READ MORE »

a sketch representing overlapping design considerations

Response: What is (and is Not) Design

Share

Design is creating a space in complexity and interacting inside that space. Effective designers bring with them particular knowledge, practices, tools, and a frame of judgment or connoisseurship. Design is not generalities, clarity, or problem solving. READ MORE »

Share