- Code DESA4002
- Unit Value 12 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Design Art
- Areas of interest Design Arts
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Raquel Ormella
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
Second Semester 2020
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This course continues training in research principles and methods as they relate to practice-led research. Research writing modes and methods, studio investigative processes and methodologies, critical thinking and analysis are all extended. Students refine skills relevant to individual research projects and present a research portfolio to their peers and to staff in an Honours Seminar, explaining their choice of materials and methods, and situating their project in the wider field.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Critically apply materials and processes to achieve an innovative solution to an identified design problem or issue.
- Demonstrate effective design development in response to an identified brief.
- Critically reflect on the research project and explain the decision-making processes.
- Synthesise studio and related research and articulate research questions.
- Analyse and evaluate relevant historical and contemporary practices and relate them to the project's concerns.
- Critically evaluate the project, analyse the decision-making processes and coherently articulate the research question.
Indicative AssessmentSeminar Presentation, 15 minutes (30%) Learning Outcomes 1 - 4; verified by an assessment panel of at least two members.
Exegesis, 5000 words (70%) Learning Outcomes 5, 6
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Workload260 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 46 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 36 hours of seminar classes and lectures, and 10 hours of workshop based tutorials, reading groups and/or critiques; and, b) 214 hours of independent studio and allied investigations, including up to 9 hours of drop-in exegesis sessions.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Completion of a cognate major
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7861||27 Jul 2020||03 Aug 2020||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||In Person||N/A|