Dr. Fabio Andres Tellez

Dr. Fabio Andres Tellez is an Assistant Professor in Design Foundations in the Department of Applied Design at Appalachian State University. He teaches and coordinates foundational courses in design, including INT 1001: Visual Literacy I, INT 1002: Visual Literacy II, INT 1300: Design Matters, and IND 1010: CADD 1 - Imaging. Dr. Tellez holds a Ph.D. in Design from North Carolina State University, a Master's in Education from Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), and a Bachelor's in Industrial Design from the same university. His research interests lie in the intersection of Design and Learning, such as Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in design education, empathy development in industrial design programs, or design thinking as a problem-solving strategy for non-designers. Additionally, his work also intends to bring a design perspective into interdisciplinary initiatives that address complex and systemic issues.

There are 9 included publications by Dr. Fabio Andres Tellez :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Computation And Corporate Visual Identity/Computación e Identidad Visual Corporativa (Spanish text) 2011 77 The adoption of computation in the design process has opened this discipline to new dynamics and challenges. Programming has impacted how designers conceive and produce form, including how corporate identity is designed, consumed and understood. A re...
Developing Empathy In The Academic Design Studio: Conclusions From An Empirical Study In Graduate And Undergraduate Programs In Industrial Design 2019 237 This paper presents the conclusions of an empirical study aimed at (1) identifying educational practices in the academic design studio intended to promote empathy in industrial design students, and (2) identifying a broad range of expressions of stud...
Diseño y Aprendizaje Infantil (Design And Childhood Learning) 2010 287 Este artículo es presentado a la categoría temática “Diseño + Educación” del Cuarto Encuentro Internacional de Investigación en Diseño, en el formato de ponencia. Su objetivo es establecer un marco conceptual para ubicar el Diseño, así como al Diseña...
Empathic Design As A Framework For Creating Meaningful Experiences 2019 1021 This paper introduces empathic design as a framework and a strategy that can be adopted by the emerging field of experience design (XD) to create meaningful experiences connected with people’s lives and needs. The paper presents the rationale behind ...
Empathy Expression And Development In Industrial Design Education 2014 99 Empathy has been recognized as a fundamental ability to generate social cohesion, to facilitate conflict resolution, to foster collaboration, and to inhibit aggression. In the Design field, this ability is considered essential for designers to acquir...
Metacognition In The Wild: Metacognitive Studies In Design Education 2019 213 This paper presents a literature review conducted to establish the current state of the discussion on the topic of metacognition in design education based on a review of empirical studies that present the results of educational interventions that int...
Signature Pedagogies: Exploring How Industrial Designers Acquire Their Professional Culture And Identity 2018 73 This paper explores the conditions in which Industrial Design (ID) students acquire the identity and culture associated with their profession. For this purpose, the author uses—as a framework—the concept of signature pedagogies in order to identify t...
Track 01: Design Thinking To Improve Creative Problem Solving (From Kindergarten To Higher Education) 2021 238 As educators increasingly adopt design-based methods outside of design disciplines, we wondered about the impact of incorporating these approaches on students’ and teachers’ educative experiences. This track includes eleven articles that explore how ...
Why Should Designers Care About Empathy? 2015 45 As designers, our job consists of creating things—products, services or experiences—for other people. We rarely have the chance to design just for ourselves or for our immediate community. As a consequence, in order to create solutions that resonate ...