Proceedings of the 3rd international conference for design education researchers: volume 2

Welcome to the volume 2 conference proceedings themed ‘LearnXDesign2015’ a comprehensive engagement of topics across design pedagogy and research. The papers delivered at the 3rd International Conference for Design Education Researchers, co-organized by DRS, CUMULUS, and DESIGN-ED, are the focus of these volumes. The conference was graciously hosted by the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. Highlighted at the heart of the conference were varied presentations and workshops. To prepare for the conference, we asked design researchers to submit their work for consideration. Scholars proposed 289 paper abstract, 31 workshop and 2 symposia submissions. The International Scientific Review Committee invited 243 paper abstract submissions to proceed into the next stage to submit as full papers. After double blind full paper review by the International Review Board, a final 106 full papers will be presented at the conference, and be included in the conference proceedings. In addition, 23 workshops and 1 symposia were conducted.