Essays / papers about design

Types of papers: analysis of a design, essay proposing a change or new design, argument about design and ethics

Grading criteria for design essays

Advice for writing design essays
   Analysis and persuasion

Winning design essays (EDC 2009)
   These essays were selected for recognition in the first EDC Essay Contest (2009)

Sample SQ EDC essay topics
   On ethics and design; used in a themed EDC section (Solar Cell Design)

The Belmont Report - ethical guidelines for the protection of human subjects in research; useful for writing essays about ethics in design

Integrating Effective 'Writing to Communicate' Experience in Engineering Courses

  Susan M. Lord, Department of Engineering- University of San Diego (IJEE)