Presentation Title

The Double Diamond as Metaphor for the Research Process

Location

PARB 255

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

This presentation introduces the U.K. Council of Design’s Double Diamond design framework as a metaphor for research and writing. Jennifer Johnson, Coordinator of Academic Writing, and Patricia Gimenez, Research and Instruction Librarian, both work with design students at the Savannah College of Art and Design, but see the tool as applicable to all disciplines. Together, they will introduce the theory behind the tool and discuss how it’s been used in the library instruction and workshops on literature reviews.

Presentation Description

This presentation introduces the U.K. Council of Design’s Double Diamond design framework as a metaphor for research and writing. Jennifer Johnson, Coordinator of Academic Writing, and Patricia Gimenez, Research and Instruction Librarian, both work with design students at the Savannah College of Art and Design, but see the tool as applicable to all disciplines. Together, they will introduce the theory behind the tool and discuss how it’s been used in the library instruction and workshops on literature reviews.

Session Objectives

Learn theory behind Double Diamond framework and how to apply to librarian instruction.

Keywords

double diamond, design thinking, literature review

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Feb 21st, 10:00 AM Feb 21st, 11:15 AM

The Double Diamond as Metaphor for the Research Process

PARB 255

This presentation introduces the U.K. Council of Design’s Double Diamond design framework as a metaphor for research and writing. Jennifer Johnson, Coordinator of Academic Writing, and Patricia Gimenez, Research and Instruction Librarian, both work with design students at the Savannah College of Art and Design, but see the tool as applicable to all disciplines. Together, they will introduce the theory behind the tool and discuss how it’s been used in the library instruction and workshops on literature reviews.