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Online Communication Design Within Fashion Curricula

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNISA,volume 12781)


The Covid19 pandemic has highly impacted on the education system. This paper presents the case of the Online Communication Design course of Università della Svizzera italiana. It focuses on the challenges and opportunities of adapting a traditional course to a hybrid and then to a fully online course. The research advances the literature on fashion education by discussing the relevance of the updated curricula for fashion students. Moorever, from the analysis of the course outcome, the research suggests practices that positively contributed to reaching the goals of the course and could be adopted in structuring and developing future courses.


  • Online Communication Design
  • Online teaching
  • Digital fashion
  • Fashion curricula
  • Kanga

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    The group is composed of four 1st year students of the Master in Digital Fashion Communication: Manon Auriane Baud; Camilla Cospito, Sofia Iannucci, and Larissa Eileen Celia O'Sullivan.


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Correspondence to Anna Picco-Schwendener .

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Picco-Schwendener, A., Nobile, T.H., Gaduel Thaloka, T. (2021). Online Communication Design Within Fashion Curricula. In: Soares, M.M., Rosenzweig, E., Marcus, A. (eds) Design, User Experience, and Usability: Design for Contemporary Technological Environments. HCII 2021. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 12781. Springer, Cham.

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