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David Gelb

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David Gelb

Associate Professor



MEd, University of Toronto


David Gelb explores the potential of technology and pedagogical experimentation with a focus on ethical interfaces, artifact collaboration, and building design knowledge. David is co-leader of Interactive Art + Design Learning Modules which is supported through the Shared Ontario Course Fund and includes 10 researchers, artists and designers from across the province.  He also co-leads Looking to the Future: Building State-of-the-Art eLearning in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, a multi-year project focused on technology-engaged teaching and learning across the faculty.

David was one of the organizers for  Edge Effects: Digitally Engaged Learning conference held in September 2018 at York University. He recently co-authored  The Design Process is a Research Process: Students and the Ethics of Inquiry, Bloomsbury Academic (2020). David teaches across the graduate and undergraduate spectrum with a focus on building user interfaces, design research methods, and interaction design history and theory.