Bryan Orthel and co-author Dana Vaux (University of Nebraska-Kearney) were awarded the Best Presention: Scholarship of Design Research Award at the recent IDEC Symposium for their paper entitled: "Place experience in online design education: Exploring the literature." The annual IDEC Symposia are international design research gatherings sponsored by the Interior Design Educators Council.
The IDEC Best Presentation: Scholarship of Design and Research (SODR) Award acknowledges quality scholarship and presentation in the SODR at the Annual Conference. The IDEC Director of Regions coordinate with the Conference Abstract Review coordinator to determine the top five abstracts accepted for presentation at conference. The five abstract presentations are then scored by selected IDEC members at the Annual Conference.