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AnneMarie Dorland is an Assistant Professor in the Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal University, an innovation focused university that offers a different kind of business education to students who want to make a change in our world. Named a Joseph Armand Bombardier Scholar by SSHRC and a member of the University of Calgary’s Teaching Academy, Dorland has been committed to bringing together her background as a graphic designer, brand strategist and qualitative researcher to develop innovative, creative and design-oriented undergraduate learning experiences for the past decade. Through her work as a mentor and facilitator, she has supported undergraduate research and inquiry based learning for hundreds of students in the classroom and in work integrated learning projects. She has maintained a focus on creativity and creative problem solving practices such as design thinking, throughout her professional career. Her current program of research focuses on design based problem solving practices and their use in undergraduate student learning outside of the studio space. Dorland has played an integral role in the design and leadership of the inquiry based and experientially focused Global Challenges curriculum, the first of its kind in Canada, and in the development and implementation of undergraduate research support for a U15 Canadian University. A creative practice researcher and contributor to several international publications on the use of design based problem solving, she is passionate about using the practices of the studio to help students create new and innovative ideas in their marketing, branding and design work.

Dorland is a professional member of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), Ethnographic Praxis in Industry (EPIC), the Service Design Network (SDN), the Canadian Communication Association (ACC-CCA), the Canadian Sociological Association (CSA), the Canadian Marketing Association (CMA), Registered Graphic Designers (RGD), Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) and the Design Management Institute (DMI).


Contact

adorland@mtroyal.ca
@am_dorland

Assistant Professor, Marketing
Bissett School of Business
Entrepreneurship, Marketing & Social Innovation

Mount Royal University
4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
T3E 6K6

T: 403-440-6960
E: adorland@mtroyal.ca
@: am_dorland


Certificates and Training

Design Thinking for Leadership and Change (IDEO Certificate Training)
IDEO, Online learning certificate program.
Design Thinking for Education (IDEO Certificate Training)
IDEO, Online learning certificate program.
AI Assisted Data Analytics for Ethnographic Research (Certificate)
Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Professional Association, Online learning certificate program.
Graduate Teaching Development Program workshop series
Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary
Strategic Brand Development (Workshop Training)
Continuing Education, University of Calgary
TESL: Teaching English as a Second Language (Certificate)
Concordia University, Montreal QC


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Dorland, A., Johnston, D., & Henderson, M.J. (2019). Movements in Mentorship: Mapping Relationships in Academic Learning Communities. Papers in Post Secondary Learning and Teaching, 3(1), 47 – 65.

Dorland, A. (2018). Didn’t we solve this one? The function of practice routines in
design thinking. Communication Design, 5(1 & 2), 115 – 130.
DOI: 10.1080/20557132.2017.1385260

Dorland, A. (Under review). That’s a Good Question: Using Design Thinking to Support the Development of Divergent Thinking Practices in First Year Students. Journal Of Innovative Teaching and Learning.

Dorland, A. (Under review). Attitude, aptitude and approach: Applying the design mindset inside and outside the studio. Organization Studies.


Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings

Dorland, A. (2017) The view from the studio. Design ethnography and organizational cultures. Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings, Wiley Online Library. ISSN: 1559-8918

Dorland, A. (2016). Tell me why you did that: Learning ethnography from the design studio. Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings, Wiley Online Library.
DOI: 10.1111/1559-8918.2016.01082


Books, Reviews and Digital Scholarship

Dorland, A. (2013 – 2017). Doing Design Thinking [blog resource]. http://www.doingdesignthinking.com.

Dorland, A. (2016). “It’s just watching. But it’s billable”: The challenges and possibilities of design ethnography in practice. Perspectives [online resource]. November 29, 2016.

Dorland, A. (2009). Routinized labour in the graphic design studio. In G. Julier & L. Moor (Eds.), Design and Creativity: Policy, Management and Practice. London, UK: Berg
Publishing. ISBN: 9781847883063

Ennis-Dorland, A. (2003). Book Review: LUX: A decade of artist’s film and video. Fifty3, 3(4).


Invited Lectures and Presentations

Design Thinking for Graduate Student Challenges (Invited keynote presentation),
Grad Success Week, University of Calgary, AB, 2018

Building an Online Research Identity (Invited workshop presentation),
Faculty of Graduate Studies Grad X Series, University of Calgary, AB, 2018

How To Be A Great TA (Emerging Teacher’s Program, invited panel presentation),
Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary, AB, 2017

Teaching Assistant Orientation (Invited workshop presentation),
Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning, University of Calgary, AB, 2017

Research in Economics (Invited guest lecture, ECON 202), University of Calgary, AB, 2017

Ethnographic practice (Invited guest lecture, COMS 613), University of Calgary, AB, 2016

Ethnographic Research Methods (Invited guest lecture, COMS 313), University of Calgary, AB, 2016

How to Write a Literature Review (Invited guest lecture, COMS 615), University of Calgary, AB, 2015

Logo design (Invited workshop series presentation, Calgary Boys and Girls Club), Calgary, AB, 2008

Brand Design for Not For Profit Organizations (Invited workshop presentation, Les Arts et Nous) Montreal, QC, 2005


Conference Papers and Presentations

2018. Moments in Mentorship: Establishing Inclusive Micro-Communities Across Shifting
Academic Roles. International Society of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Bergen, Norway.

2017. The View from the Studio. Design Ethnography and Organizational Cultures. Ethnographic Praxis in Industry (EPIC) Annual Conference. Montreal, QC, Canada

2017. Failing Fast or Failing Often: Replicating Design Thinking Practices Outside the Studio. European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). Copenhagen, Denmark.

2017. Saying the Unsayable: Knowledge Conversion as a Form of Organizational Capacity. International Communication Association Conference, San Diego, USA

2016. Tell me why you did that: Learning ethnography from the design studio. Ethnographic Praxis in Industry (EPIC) Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA

2016. Designing ethnography: the observational turn in design research. Canadian Anthropology Association (CASCA) Annual Conference, Halifax, NS, Canada

2016. Design thinking and design doing: practices of cultural production in the
field of design. Canadian Sociological Association (CSA) Annual Conference, Calgary, AB, Canada

2016. Designing for, designing with, designing through in the design studio. Canadian Communication Association (CCA) Annual Conference, Calgary, AB, Canada

2014. The practicing audience: towards new methods of research and collaboration in the design studio. Canadian Communication Association (CCA) Annual Conference, Brock, ON, Canada

2014. Audiences that encode: cultural intermediaries and the changing role of research
and collaboration in creative work. Canadian Sociological Association (CSA) Annual Conference, Brock, ON, Canada

2014. Children at Play, Geniuses at work: TV Representations of the Cultural Producer. Popular Culture Association of Canada (PCAC/ACPC) Annual Conference, Calgary AB, Canada

2014. Producers, Mediators and Intermediaries: Intercultural Design and the Role of
Audience Research in the Graphic Design Studio. Producers and Audiences International Conference, Lund, Sweden

2012. Design thinking as a way of knowing: understandings of the role of audience
involvement in creative work. Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Design Summit, Chicago IL, USA

2010. Design practice and the proxy audience: invocation as a form of design thinking. Design Research (DRC) Conference, Chicago, IL, USA

2007. Audit practices in the design studio: billing out and checking in. Counting Creativity Symposium, Leeds, UK

2007. Graphic Design Practice: Impersonation, Invocation and Multiple Audiences. Design practices conference, Design Council, London, UK

2005. On the Practice of Play in the Design Studio. Visual Communications Conference (VisCom 19), Banff, AB

2005. Haptic Engagement and Design thinking: an Associative Process Proposal. Design Inquiry: Method, Motive and Medium (AIGA Annual Conference), Portland, ME, USA

2004. Bat Boy Lives: a historical analysis of memes throughout tabloid media. Canadian Communications Association (CCA) Annual Conference, Winnipeg, MB

2004. Sound walks and creative process. Digital Poetics and Poesis (Conference and working session), Kingston ON


Membership and Affiliations

Canadian Marketing Association (CMA)
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)
Ethnographic Praxis in Industry (EPIC)
Canadian Communication Association (CCA)
Canadian Sociological Association (CSA)
Service Design Network (SDN)
Design Management Institute (DMI)
Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC)
Registered Graphic Designers (RGD)


AM Dorland – CV – 2019