10 credits at level HE5
Assessing the influence of twentieth century theoretical debates which underlie the analysis of future trends in design.
Identifying and analysing the role of cultural, social and economic issues in affecting the development of new technology and new markets in design.
Applying research within the context of theoretical understanding in order to analyse the potential development of a specific future trend in design.
Subject matter should be continually updated as necessary.
Overall study time = 100 hours
12 hours Seminar and workshop activities (Register taken)
3 hours Preparation for seminars
3 hours Weekly participation in WebCT discussion group (Register taken)
3 hours Tutorials with individual students
2 hours Student presentations and discussion
77 hours Self-directed research ons tudent presentations, this process to include:
Initial identification of topic
Research in light of seminar issues
Production of presentation work
Further written work in light of reflective practice.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Understand the relationship between theoretical, social, economic and cultural context and the development of new design and new markets.||Employ an understanding of new design and new markets intheir theoretical, social, economic and cultural context in your written and verbal presentation.|
|2.||Recognise the subjective nature of design prediction.||Discuss and analyse the issue of subjectivity in relation to design.|
|3.||Develop their existing personal awareness into an informed understanding of future design trends.||Apply an informed contextual understanding of new design and design prediction to a selected new design trend.|
|4.||Apply research, presentation, discussion and reflective practice skills to a chosen topic.||Successfully complete a seminar presentation and related written assignment within the time-scale of the module.|
|5.||User reflective practice in your work.||Apply the feedback gained from group discussion to reviewing your written assignment.|
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||10 minute presentation.||1500 word report|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
and/or be taking the following corequisite modules:
You cannot take this module if you are taking or have taken:
Design Management Journal
Forum (Various European editions)
Baudrillard, Jean, Jean Baudrillard. Selected Writings ed. M Poster (Stanford Univ. Press 1988)
Helfand, Jessica, Screen: Essays of Graphic Design, New Media and Visual Culture (Princeton Architectural Press 2001)
Julier, Guy, The Culture of Design (London: Sage Publications Ltd 2000)
Mcluhan, Marshall, Understanding Media: the extensions of man (New York: New American Library 1964)
|Host Subject Group:||Art and Design|
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