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Research-Focused Collaboration

Through intentional and facilitated collaboration sessions, C-SED supports teams of interdisciplinary faculty and external partners in developing shared visions, goals, and tactical plans to solve complex challenges together. Whether your goal is submitting large-scale research grants or simply defining your challenge, our C-SED scholars can help!

If you are interested in scheduling a facilitated collaboration session regarding your research, please email our Designer and Facilitator, Ann Burke PhD, and our Strategic Director, Ann Verhey-Henke, by clicking HERE.

Socially Engaged Design (SED) Informed Pedagogical Consultation

C-SED provides pedagogical consultation that can match your needs with C-SED content through the curation of scaffolded material and facilitated sessions that integrate seamlessly into course learning objectives. Using C-SED’s extensive library of socially engaged design content (ex: slides, facilitation guides, videos, worksheets), we invite you to craft meaningful learning opportunities for your students.

If you are interested in exploring the integration of SED elements into your classroom, please email our Assistant Director of Experiential Learning, Claudia Cameratti-Baeza, PhD, and Director of Experiential Learning, Charlie Michaels by clicking HERE.

Workshops

WORKSHOPS

Have our experts do workshops and activities in your class!

We can facilitate workshops on a variety of topics and tailor this content for your classroom.

Topics range from lectures on Socially-Engaged Thinking and Community Engagement, to best practices and skills for eliciting User Requirements and Specifications, Concept Generation and Selection, and performing Interviews and Observations.

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Programs

Summer Studio

With a variety of internship opportunities, ranging from design research to business design, the C-SED Summer Studio facilitates the transformation of cutting-edge research into design innovations that have the capacity to change the world.

Learn about the Summer Studio

Design Jams

A facilitated, iterative, interactive experience, a Design Jam walks students and stakeholders through a design process aimed at generating creative ideas around real-world challenges.

VIEW C-SED DESIGN JAMS

Socially Engaged Design Academy (SEDA)

SEDA Blocks and SEDA Shorts are great resources for your students to begin grasping design concepts! 

SEDA blocks include a graded knowledge check and application tasks to test and actualize these concepts with C-SED consultants. We can customize current blocks to better fit your objectives and contextualize your coursework through the lens of socially engaged design!

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