Decolonizing Design Research: Scholarship, Application, Activism & Assessment

Registration Eligibility
N/A
Start Date
05/22/2021
End Date
05/22/2021
Description
This session explores using research to create spaces and places that are anti-racist and just. This session will include discussion of key background concepts to frame the topic, specific examples of projects and tools used to advance anti-racist practices, and breakout room discussions to help participants find applications and connections to this approach. This session will provide a space for attendees to learn ways to mitigate bias in design research methods and learn about less familiar methods used in other disciplines and cultures.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Housing & Community Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1- Describe how multiple models of scholarship, participation, activism and assessment can be applied and theorized, and how these connect to decolonizing research. 2- Make connections between existing cultural inequalities and how they manifest in research design and value for some information over other information. 3- Develop and deploy strategies for doing research that gives power to multiple stakeholders. 4- Examine case studies to see how these strategies can be applied in both private practice and public works.
Instructors
Eve Klein
Course Codes
Provider
Environmental Design Research Association


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