Designer identity discussion planned Feb. 11

Monica Tracey
Monica Tracey

Monica W. Tracey, who teaches in the Instructional Technology program at Wayne State University, will discuss “Developing Designer Identity Through Reflection” at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in the Gabel Hall Learning Center North.

Tracey’s teaching and research focus on theory and design-based research of interdisciplinary design, including design thinking and designer reflection and decision making. She has worked in design for more than 25 years and has more than 25 publications to her credit, including a co-authoring a Brown Book Award winner.

She has taught design since 1999 and serves on the editorial board of Education Technology Research and Development, and the editorial advisory board for the International Journal on Designs for Learning.

The evening will begin with a reception, followed by the presentation and a question-and-answer period. Light refreshments will be served.

The event is sponsored by the NIU PI Academy for Research & Engagement and the Department of Educational Technology, Research & Assessment.

For more information, call (815) 753-1581 or email dastone@niu.edu or kmishler@niu.edu.

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