Construction of Industrial Design Education System with Consideration of Chinese and Western Cultural Integration and Counter-Measure Analysis

Author/s: Changhong Chen

DOI: 10.12738/estp.2018.5.096 

Year: 2018 Vol: 18 Number: 5


In order to cultivate industrial design talents needed in China, we should enhance educational programs on industrial design from varied aspects. This paper analyzes the construction of industrial design education system and counter-measures, compares the Chinese and western industrial design education systems from three aspects, i.e., curriculum, teaching mode and evaluation. Through in-depth analysis, this paper concludes that the Chinese educational system for industrial design has the deficiencies of lack of featured curriculum, homogeneous teaching mode, and lack of personalized standards and objectivity and impartiality in evaluation. Considering the actual conditions of the industrial design education in China and advanced teaching concepts of from the west, we have proposed advices and suggestions for improving industrial design teaching programs from three aspects, by setting up featured curriculum, improving teaching mode, and establishing diversified and personalized evaluation standards. This research provides valuable and practical insights for improving the system of industrial design teaching in China.

Chinese and Western Industrial Design Teaching, Curriculum, Teaching Mode, Teaching Evaluation System

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