GRAPHIC DESIGNER + EDUCATOR
Sarah Rutherford is an Associate Professor of Design at Cleveland State University. Her research explores design pedagogy, learning retention, and collaborative work strategies. She is the President Emeritus of AIGA Cleveland and a 2018 and 2020 Design Incubation Fellow. A passionate advocate of voter engagement, Sarah has participated in several AIGA GOTV projects and currently serves on the national AIGA Design for Democracy committee.
Engaging students in curriculum development through design thinking: A course design case.
Using desirable difficulty concepts to enhance durable learning in design education.
Teaching Design: A Guide to Curriculum and Pedagogy for College Design Faculty and Teachers Who Use Design in Their Classrooms by Meredith Davis.
We are Not Alone: Navigating Design Research and Writing Challenges with Group Support.
Strategies for enhancing group work engagement and participation
Lubbock, TX Americal Advertising Federation
Desirable Difficulty in Design Education: Cultivating Discomfort for Deep Learning.
The Galleries at CSU
In collaboration with Jenn Visocky O'Grady and the studio of Christine Wisnieski
Project awarded in the 2017 Print Regional Design Annual and 2017 AIGA Cleveland Design 730 Competition