Bios and Photos - Dorian Peters

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Dorian Peters is a designer, author, and specialist in design for learning and wellbeing who works at the Faculty of Education and Positive Computing Lab at the University of Sydney. 

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Dorian specializes in digital design for learning and wellbeing. She is Creative Leader at the Faculty of Education and at the Positive Computing Lab at the University of Sydney.  Her books include Interface Design for Learning and Positive Computing (forthcoming from MIT Press). She has a Bachelors from Carnegie Mellon.

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Dorian is a specialist in design for learning and wellbeing. She leads online strategy at the Faculty of Education at the University of Sydney, is a member of the Centre for Research on Computer Supported Learning and Cognition, and is Creative Leader at the Positive Computing Lab. Her current work explores the use of design to support resilience, autonomy, and compassion in digital experience. Dorian has designed for organizations such as Carnegie Mellon, Cambridge, Westpac Bank and Sony Music. Her books include Interface Design for Learning and Positive Computing (forthcoming from MIT Press).  She has a Bachelors from Carnegie Mellon.

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Dorian is a designer who specializes in UX and Interface Design for learning and wellbeing. She leads online strategy at the Faculty of Education at the University of Sydney, is a member of the Centre for Research on Computer Supported Learning and Cognition, and is Creative Leader at the Positive Computing Lab.

Her award-winning work in eLearning includes corporate eLearning and interfaces for educational technologies. Dorian has designed for universities such as Carnegie Mellon and Cambridge, and corporations such as Westpac Bank and Sony Music. In her current work she is exploring how design can support resilience, autonomy, and compassion in health-related and other digital experience.

Her books include Interface Design for Learning (New Riders Press) and Positive Computing: Technology for wellbeing and human potential (forthcoming from MIT Press).  She also publishes articles on design in journals, trade magazines and academic conferences.

Originally from Los Angeles, she started her career on a Lite-Brite in the 80s, and later got degrees in Writing, Directing and Multimedia including a Masters in Multimedia Design from The University of Sydney and a Bachelors from Carnegie Mellon.

You can find out more about her work at eLearningInterfaceDesign.com and PositiveComputing.org or follow her on twitter  


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