Online learning of visual design course : framework for the interactive learning

Park, Ji Yong (2008) Online learning of visual design course : framework for the interactive learning. The International Journal of Learning, 14(12), pp. 13-21.

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The spread of online learning challenges for all disciplines, especially visual design education, in Australian universities to develop a pedagogically effective online learning model. Traditionally studio-based visual design education deals with various visual materials and is conducted through regular consultations between teacher and students and communications between students and students. This denotes that merely transplanting course content into an online learning setting could arise many pedagogical issues. The paper aims to define the pedagogical features of online visual design learning through an empirical study. A visual design course was redesigned to offer in both off-campus and oncampus mode via Blackboard®. To embed the design studio education features in the online delivery, the course development was focused on quantitative and qualitative aspects of design practice and effective communication. Based on data analysis and students feedback on the course, this paper suggests a framework and practical implications for developing and teaching an online-based visual design course in terms of creating an effective online learning experience.

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ID Code: 18375
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Online Design Learning, Design Education, Online Design Studio, Interactive Learning Experience, HERN
ISSN: 1447-9494
Divisions: Past > Disciplines > Art & Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Common Ground Publishing Pty Ltd and the author
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
Deposited On: 27 Feb 2009 03:02
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 13:52

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