This paper considers three brief experience reports on teaching design in both academia and industry with an eye towards training future design professionals. We focus on production-based micro-assignments: small, low-stakes pieces of work that serve broader goals and encourage adaptive thinking, arguing that low-stakes projects assigned either in the classroom or in the workplace for training help future designers better prepare themselves for complex, multimodal workplaces and careers. The microprojects we consider here include examples from a Document Design classroom, teaching structured authoring in DITA, and the value of microtrainings in the workplace.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||SIGDOC 2020 - Proceedings of the 38th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication|
|Publisher||Association for Computing Machinery, Inc|
|State||Published - Oct 3 2020|
|Event||38th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication, SIGDOC 2020 - Denton, Virtual, United States|
Duration: Oct 5 2020 → Oct 9 2020
|Name||SIGDOC 2020 - Proceedings of the 38th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication|
|Conference||38th ACM International Conference on Design of Communication, SIGDOC 2020|
|Period||10/5/20 → 10/9/20|
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- Document design
- Multimodal workplace