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What works: Research-based handy tips and tricks for the curious professor – Part 1

Series Part 1: Introduction to ADF ways of working

This series explores different topics surrounding pedagogical development. Aalto Design Factory uses the principles of Design-based learning to provide a physical platform for passion-based learning, or problem-based learning (PBL).

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Marcela AcostaWhat works: Research-based handy tips and tricks for the curious professor – Part 1
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Inspired by Design Factory: Students’ room at Helsinki French-Finnish School (HRSK)

As part of the We Learn-it EU project related to educational development, the Finnish French School of Munkkiniemi was one of three Schools part of the We Learn-Design course run through Aalto Design Factory.  The course was an intensive 3 week programme dealing with design thinking, product and service development, teamwork, communication, prototyping and presentation skills.  The theme or case study that was addressed by the participants was that of “Improving the High School experience”.

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adminInspired by Design Factory: Students’ room at Helsinki French-Finnish School (HRSK)
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Product Design Gala 2014

The annual Product Design Gala was held again at Aalto Design Factory on Friday May 16th. This day filled Design Factory with 17 student projects (14 from Finland and 3 from Graz University of Technology) presenting their final prototypes and findings. Visitors were able to test the new product ideas and challenge the teams with their tricky questions.

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Tiina TuulosProduct Design Gala 2014