AIGA Dialectic Announcing the release of Volume 1, Issue 2 of Dialectic, the scholarly journal of the AIGA Design Educators’ Community

Call for Volume 2 open till January 25!

We are pleased to introduce the publication of the SECOND issue of Dialectic, a scholarly journal of thought leadership, education and practice in the discipline of visual communication design.

The entirety of the contents of Volume 1, Issue 02 (V1, I2) of Dialectic, the new, fully open access scholarly journal administrated by the AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) Design Educators’ Community, can be viewed in full at: http://www.dialectic.aiga.org. A list of the articles and reviews that have been published in Dialectic’s V1, I2 appear below, along with links that will allow readers to download these as PDFs.

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The Call For Papers for possible publication in Dialectic Volume 2, Issue 4 is still open (and will remain open until 5:00 pm CST, January 25). More information about this CFP is available at:
https://educators.aiga.org/announcing-the-call-for-the-fourth-issue-of-dialectic/

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Each of the pieces that has been published in Dialectic V1, I2—their titles and author’s names appear below—may be read or viewed in full online by navigating to the URL listed above and then clicking on the “CONTENTS” box in the upper right corner of Dialectic’s home page. Additionally, each of these pieces may be freely and openly downloaded as PDFs from http://www.dialectic.aiga.org.

The Table of Contents for Dialectic’s second issue is located at:
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/

The content of Dialectic is organized in three sections: “Front Matter,” “The Feature Well,” and “Back Matter.”

The Front Matter section contains the following:
Knowledge Designs and Illusions/Delusions of Agency by Johanna Drucker, Ph.D.
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.201?view=text;rgn=main

The Feature Well section contains the following:
How to Do Things with Pictures: The Experience of Challenging Imagery in Visual Media<https://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.14932326.0001.202> by Matthew Peterson, Ph.D.
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.202?view=text;rgn=main

Designing Philosophy by Tyson Lewis, Ph.D. & Lama Al Harkan https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.203?view=text;rgn=main

This is How You Become Number One: Some Very Helpful Thoughts and Drawings by Alex Egner by Alex Egner https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.204?view=text;rgn=main

A Multiple Intelligences Model for Design: Developing the Ways Designers Think as Design Disciplines Expand<https://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.14932326.0001.205> by Dennis M. Cheatham https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.205?view=text;rgn=main

Discourses on the Methods: Investigating the Narratives of Design Education in France<https://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.14932326.0001.206> by Tiphanie Kazi-Tani & Frédéric Valentin https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.206?view=text;rgn=main

Dezombies and the Coming Design Apocalypse: Confronting the Urgent Need to Increase Racial Diversity and Environmental Awareness in University-Level American Communication Design Programs<https://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.14932326.0001.207> by Eric Benson, Michael R. Gibson, & John Jennings https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.207?view=text;rgn=main

Managing the Creative Process within Graphic Design Firms: A Literature Review<https://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.14932326.0001.208> by Jessica Jacobs https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.208?view=text;rgn=main

The Back Matter section contains the following critical book reviews:
Practice-based Design Research<https://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.14932326.0001.209>
Edited by Laurene Vaughan; review by Holly Willis, Ph.D.
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.209?view=text;rgn=main

Design and the Creation of Value<https://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.14932326.0001.210>
by John Heskett (edited by Clive Dilnot and Suzan Boztepe); review by Kenneth Fitzgerald https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.210?view=text;rgn=main

Digital Design Theory: Readings from the Field<https://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.14932326.0001.211>
by Helen Armstrong; review by Kelly Murdoch-Kitt & Marty Maxwell Lane https://quod.lib.umich.edu/d/dialectic/14932326.0001.211?view=text;rgn=main

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