Ravikumar is presently the Associate Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Design at the University of Central Oklahoma, USA.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Visual Communication for a Diverse Audience: A Cross-Cultural Study of Differences in Cultural Perceptions between Indians and Americans

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Diversity in the Treatment of Visual Space in Graphic Design: A Correlation between the Landscape of a Place and its Visual Culture

This paper attempts to explore the presence of geographical influences in the treatment of visual space (layout) in graphic design.

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The Creative Problem Solving Process in Graphic Design Classrooms

This paper makes a case for the need to emphasize the creative problem solving process in design classrooms.

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Redefining the Basics: Making a Case for the Development of a Foundation Level Curriculum in Design

This paper assesses the need for change in the foundation level curriculum taught to design students from an art-based curriculum to a design-based one.

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Learn by Looking: Exercises in Resensitizing the Design Student

This study discusses the development and results of implementing forced observational tasks within class exercises, project requirements and critique processes to heighten critical thinking in design classrooms.

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Multi-Sensory Learning: Using Problem-Solving, Tactile, Metaphorical and Experiential Learning to Better Prepare Students for the Global Marketplace

This paper will explore teaching techniques that emphasize the learning of concepts over language through creative problem-solving, experiential learning, observation, tactile and metaphorical exercises.

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See, Think, Learn, Change, Do: A Project Approach to Moving from Design Education to Design Thinking

This paper will demonstrate a hierarchical project approach of systematically moving students of graphic design from static participants to dynamic practitioners of design thinking from foundations level through advanced coursework.

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Re-training Perception: A Case Study in Oklahoma, United States

This paper presents a project developed by the authors to help students transcend mind-blocks caused by negative stereotypes associated with the state where their university is located.

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Published Online: July 31, 2015

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