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Critical issues in design (6 points)


Leader: To be advised

Caulfield First semester 2004 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit investigates the visual and theoretical languages of design in relation to a number of key critical issues. It focuses on issues including the engagement of works of design with society, consumerism, gender, politics, and the environment. The role of the designer in responding to aesthetic and social challenges is also considered. Students will continue to develop a range of approaches to understanding works of design and related issues while also refining the broader critical and analytical skills necessary to their disciplines.

Assessment: Written assignments and a class presentation: 75%, Visual test: 25%

Contact Hours: 6 points + Semester Offering: One and Two + 12 hours including; 1 hour lecture, 2 hour seminar plus 9 hours of independent study + Prerequisite TAD1203 + Permission required.

Prerequisites: TAD1203

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