IAR4500 - Research: Questions and processes - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Design

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Matthew Bird

Coordinator(s)

Dr Matthew Bird

Unit guides

Offered

Caulfield

  • First semester 2019 (On-campus)

Prerequisites

IAR3401, OHS1000

Prohibitions

TAD4523

Synopsis

This unit critically explores design research approaches. Students will investigate and test evolving relationships between designing and researching. These explorations will also contribute to formulating and articulating relevant agendas for the student's interior architecture research projects.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Investigate, consider and apply diverse design research approaches;
  2. Describe and defend a considered position using scholarly conventions;
  3. Situate personal and speculative design practices within a critical discourse;
  4. Develop an appropriate interior architecture design research proposal;
  5. Understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.

Assessment

100% in-semester assessment

Workload requirements

12 hours per week including 3 contact hours plus 9 hours of independent study, or equivalent.

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