TAD4542 - Research seminar in design
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Art and Design
Caulfield Second semester 2008 (Day)
Discussions are thematically structured by topics in contemporary theory. Designs are considered in relation to social issues; and students are expected to outline the place that their designs occupy in the continuum of design evolution and social critique. Critical attention is given to the methodological factors that might influence how the project is steered, and an evaluation of the social values and interests associated with the intentions behind the project.
On successful completion of this unit, students will:
Class paper (2000 words): 30% Class paper (4000 words): 70%
2 hours a week of lectures and seminars, plus 10 hours per week of class preparation, library research and independent study