Using Multi-Disciplinary Method to Approach 21ST Century Skills Theory in Design Education

Ngo Thi Thu Trang

The article described the results from an experiment applying a multi-disciplinary approach in transferring the skills of the 21st Century Skills theory into the teaching curriculum. The case study was a design project in the Industrial Design program, Department of Industrial Arts, University of Architecture in Ho Chi Minh City. The students in this program were put in collaboration with students from the Automatic Control program, Department of Electronics, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education. The results showed feasible signs of effectiveness in applying this approach. The majority of the participating students has been able to execute skills such as cooperation skills, adaptability skills, critical thinking, communication skills, and learn new knowledge of electronic technology as described in the framework of the 21st Century Skills Theory.

Volume 11 | 08-Special Issue

Pages: 994-1001