Stock Image

Designing Development: Case Study of an International Education and Outreach Program (Synthesis Lectures on Global Engineering)

Johri, Aditya, Sharma, Akshay

1 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1627050035 / ISBN 13: 9781627050036
Published by Morgan & Claypool Publishers
Used Condition: Good
From Hall Street Books (Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since November 26, 2008

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 29.01 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 3.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

2013 - Paperback - Used - Good - - Shows some shelf-wear. May contain old price stickers or their residue, inscriptions or dedications from previous owners in first few pages and remainder marks. - .-. Bookseller Inventory # SB-09-5-0037

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Designing Development: Case Study of an ...

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Book Condition:Good

About this title


The creation of physical and material infrastructure is the cornerstone of human development; not surprisingly, engineers and designers are often motivated and inspired in their practice to improve the world around them, to make things better for others, and to apply their knowledge for the good of mankind. These aspirations often get translated into engineering and design curricula where students and faculty work on development related projects usually under the category of community or service learning. This book presents an overview of such an education and outreach program designed to empower stakeholders to improve their lives. The project described here was an international multi-institutional undertaking that included academic institutions, non-governmental organizations, and private firms. Within the academic setting, an interdisciplinary set of actors that included engineering and industrial design students and faculty worked on the project. We concretize our work by presenting a design case study that illustrates how different approaches can help guide the works of engineers and designers as they create global infrastructures and localized artifacts. We emphasize the importance of developing long term relationships with organizations on the ground in order to ensure appropriate design as well as successful transfer and long term use of designed artifacts. We discuss the life trajectories of the authors to provide a grounded perspective on what motivated us to undertake this work and shaped our approach with the intention to demonstrate that there are multiple paths toward this goal. Table of Contents: Introduction / Development of the Program: Personal Trajectories Meet Professional Opportunities / Intellectual Positioning of the Program: Sociomaterial Infrastructures and Capable and Convivial Design / Case Study: Quick Response (QR) Code Based Immunization Solution / Design for Development Course and Outreach Initiative / Conclusion: Lessons Learned

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We're Hall Street Books ... proudly shipping from Brooklyn, NY, USA! We are
located at, and consumers can contact us at: 68 34th Street, Unit 4 Brooklyn, NY
11232 USA - - 718-802-0443 ... Our authorized
representative is: F Smith, Manager. Purchase via ABE Payments.

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 24 hours, Monday through Friday. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express