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Evolving a model of learning in design

Sim, Siang K. and Duffy, A.H.B. (2004) Evolving a model of learning in design. Research in Engineering Design, 15 (1). pp. 40-61. ISSN 0934-9839

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Abstract

Learning in design is a phenomenon observed in design practice. Yet there is no comprehensive model or theory that explains the phenomenon and hence serves as a basis upon which a shared understanding can be evolved. This paper describes the development and evolution of a novel model of learning in design, LinD, which seeks to address the need for such a model. The model features formalisms for describing the cognitive activities of design and learning and three links that explain the interactions between these activities: the epistemic, teleological and temporal.