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Design learning: A reflective model

Smith, Dianne J., Hedley, Peter W., & Molloy, Michael P. (2008) Design learning: A reflective model. Design Studies, 30(1).

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Abstract

In response to the changing university context, a model for the teaching of Interior Design was developed. Traditional lecture/project-based tutorial structures are replaced by an integrated and interactive model. Aimed to address the demands of the contemporary context, while enabling meaningful learning, it has proven to have much potential. The Model is introduced firstly, by outlining a learning strategy, secondly by describing its structure and content, and thirdly, by identifying key aspects of the learning context. Its achievements are also presented, while acknowledging aspects that could be improved. It offers an innovative alternative mode of learning and teaching interior design.

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ID Code: 14879
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Keywords, interior design, environmental design, design education
DOI: 10.1016/j.destud.2008.06.002
ISSN: 0142-694X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Interior Design (120106)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Design
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Elsevier
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 16 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:43

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