Future Orientation in Design, Participation and Learning

Dagny Stuedahl

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How do we create futures in collaboration? Is future orientation in design anthropology a tool solid enough for scaffolding transformations? This paper explores the content of future orientation in design anthropology, participatory design and educational anthropology. The aim is to discuss how the three fields in different ways conceptualize processes of future making, what the central concepts are and how, in concert, they may deepen our understanding of how we work with the future

keywords: Design anthropology, Participatory design, Educational anthopology, Future orientation. 


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