Project Bibliography

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Further Reading / Beyond this Project


Tara Lockhart & Mark Roberge, Informed Choices: A Guide for Teachers of College Writing. Macmillian Education, 2015.

Before beginning any of the processes on this site, peruse this book. As with all pedagogical moves, teaching using design thinking should be informed, intentional, and planned.

Sullivan, Patrick. “The UnEssay: Making Room for Creativity in the Composition Classroom.” College Composition and Communication, vol. 67, no. 1, National Council of Teachers of English, 2015, pp. 6–34.

If you don’t quite want to jump into design thinking yet, but are nevertheless interested in creative projects and assignment possibilities, Patrick Sullivan’s “The UnEssay” offers an overview of creativity in the science of learning and potential project details. 

Gardner, Lee. “Can design thinking redesign higher ed.” The Chronicle of Higher Education, vol. 64, no. 3, 2017, p. A12.

This article describes the design-thinking paradigm in one soundbite.

Pauline Carpenter, David Goldman, and Eliza Blau. POD Network Conference presentation (2021) “Design Justice & Equity in College Teaching & Learning.” Presentation at the POD Network Conference, virtual, November 10, 2021.

Design Justice: be intentional about the structural choices you make in your course design.

Learning as Coordination: Postpedagogy and Design | enculturation 

Fieldwork · Learning as Coordination

Podcasts and Music


Episode 3: “Design Thinking as a Process of Learning beyond Success or Failure” with Scott Wible, Conference on College Composition and Communication. February 2020: Transcript of the episode.

Music to play while your class is thinking, reflecting, writing:

Music to play while your class is working/generating/building/talking:

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