Posts Tagged ‘Critical Making Making Critical’

Critical making + innovation

Critical making and innovation or what does it really mean to work together, to collaborate, to collude and share work? CO-WORKS is a direct response to an initiative in the Strategic Plan and has been developed by a taskforce aimed at providing a facility that can challenge us into new ways of working together around […]

The RISD Global Classroom: Conversations Among Students and Faculty

Tuesday, February 25th, 7–8:30 pm Chace Center Auditorium, The RISD Museum RISD’s mission states, in part: “The mission of Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is … to make lasting contributions to a global society through critical thinking, scholarship and innovation.” Making Critical: Critical Making, the School’s five-year strategic plan, asks: “How can RISD best […]

Call for Proposals – Turner Project

CALL FOR PROPOSALS ROBERT TURNER THEATRICAL AND PERFORMANCE DESIGN PROJECT Rhode Island School of Design’s 2012-­‐2017 strategic plan, Critical Making | Making Critical, acknowledges the importance of an immersive and discipline-­based approach to art and design education. At the same time, the current landscape of art and design education increasingly calls for collaboration and fluency […]

Funding Opportunities for Curricular and Professional Development

RISD is committed to providing support for curriculum development and faculty professional development to recognize and encourage excellence in teaching and research. In the last year, with funding from the strategic plan, and through the generosity of trustee, alumni and foundation donors, we have added three new funding opportunities that help to realize strategic initiatives, […] Online Courses Available to the RISD Community

Through the collaborative efforts of Human Resources, Academic Affairs and the Career Center, RISD is now providing unlimited access to for all active students, faculty and staff. is an online library of courses on software tools and skills. To learn more, we suggest that you watch the introductory movie about the service, and […]

Staff Engagement Meeting Follow-Up

Dear RISD Staff, Thanks to those of you who participated in this morning’s information and feedback session about the results of the Staff Engagement Survey. Your insight and perspective is essential to helping maintain RISD’s excellence in the areas of Academic Affairs and in the College more broadly. The following key points summarize this morning’s […]

Staff Employee Engagement Survey – A Strategic Plan Initiative

Since the start of the academic year, RISD’s leadership team has been actively working to plan for and share the results of the employee engagement survey. During the month of October, Division Leadership focused on presenting the results to their leaders and, in the coming weeks, will be further sharing the results within their respective […]

Critical Making / Making Critical 2012-2017 Strategic Plan Update

Critical Making / Making Critical, RISD’s strategic plan, serves as the campus’s guide for the next five years. The plan articulates our strategic priorities, which, in turn, help guide our choices and direct our efforts and financial resources over the life of the plan. Although we are only in year one of the plan, much progress […]