An award of £132,000 from JISC enabled the delivery of a major project for the Design Archives, a suite of eight online e-learning and teaching resource modules based on the wealth of the Archives’ holdings.
Lecturers from a range of art and design disciplines were selected to author the modules utilising visual resources from the Design Archives and complementary collections elsewhere. Consequently, the selection of materials to be digitised was determined by specific teaching and learning objectives in the Art, Design and Communication HE community. Module authors were closely involved in the production process.
A conference to launch the project was held at the University of Brighton in 2002.
The modules are