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Books

Research & Publication

Research papers presented and published in

National and International conferences, journals and books 

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Improving learning in Higher Education: Case study of the effects of Positive Leadership on students and faculty

Paper published in International Journal of Arts and Social Science (IJASS) in February 2019

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Will Designers Survive the VUCA World?

Preparing Future Designers: Identifying Macro Trends and Future of Work, article in CII’s annual India design Book 2017-18

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What’s Next: Future of Design Education book

Collation of discussions and talks from the What's Next confluence on Future of Design Education covering Trends, Curriculum, Pedagogy, Learners.

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Empowering Young Minds to Change the World

DesignEd Asia Conference 2015 (Education & Research Conference) Paper selected for poster presentation at DesignEd Asia Conference held on 1-2 December 2015 in Hong Kong.

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Creativity in Classroom – Learning to Design Communication products/services/systems

IDA Conference 2013 (Education & Research Conference) Paper selected for oral presentation at IDA Conference to be held on 15 November 2013 in Istanbul Congress Center, Turkey. The conference was called off due to unrest in Turkey

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Enhancing Creativity: Impact of digitization on current design practice and its implications for preparing design students

Majithia R.K. (2011) Enhancing Creativity. agldeas 2011 International Design Research Lab; ICOGRADA’s online journal Iridescent. ISSN 1923-5003.

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Crafting Content for Innovative Learning in Design Education

39th Chapter published in the book titled ‘Makers, Crafters, Educators Working for Cultural Change’ by Routledge (Tylor & Francis), initiated by Arizona State University 2018. Book available on Amazon.com

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What’s Next: Education for Tomorrow

Designed the confluence for school principals, counsellors and influencers from the education industry who contributed on creating a blueprint for education for tomorrow. Discussions were then converted into a book

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What’s Next: Creative Spark book

Collation of discussions and talks from the What's Next confluence on Creative Spark that aimed to build a creative bridge between experiments in technology and their potential to make a social impact.

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Design Thinking to Co-create a Shared Future

Paper presentation at ‘In This Place’: Cumulus Conference 2016 held on 29-30 April 2016 at Nottingham.
Citation: Majithia R.K. (2016), In this place: cumulus 2016 – ISBN 978-0-9928878-1-0

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Global Agents: Youth as agents of sustainability

This paper was shortlisted for presentation at CIPED [6 Ciped Congresso Internacional de Pesquisa em Design] (Lisbon, Portugal, 9-11 Oct’11) and International Conference on Interaction Design (ICID), held at Hong Kong from 9-11 Nov 2011.

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Shifting focus from the tutor to the taught

Presented paper on Innovative teaching at the National Conference on Curriculum Development at National Institute of Technical Teacher’s Training (NITTTR), Chandigarh in 2007.

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Learning from Corona: Making well-being and economies matter more!

article published in Pioneer Newspaper, July 2020.

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What’s Next: Impact of Design book

Collation of discussions and talks from the What's Next confluence on Impact of Design on Society, Industry and education - towards nation building.

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What’s Next in Design Education? Transforming role of a designer and its implications in preparing youth for an ambiguous and volatile future.

Paper selected for presentation at 12th European Academy of Design Conference 2017  titled ‘Design for Next’ held on 12-14 April 2017 in Rome, Italy. Paper published in ‘The Design Journal’ Routledge (Tylor & Francis Group)

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DESIGN EDUCATION – Evolution from makers to CHANGE makers

DesignEd Asia Conference 2015 (Education & Research Conference) Paper selected for oral presentation at DesignEd Asia Conference held on 1-2 December 2015 in Hong Kong.

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The Impact of Digitisation on Creativity

published in a book released by Pearl Academy titled: ‘Pedagogy in Art and Design’

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What’s your point of view?

Article giving information about different camera angles and its meanings was published in quarterly newsletter ‘I’ (an eyepiece to the visual arts) of the Visual Arts Gallery at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi in 2007.

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