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Holistic blended design studio model : potential implication in education of Iran

Saghafi, Mahmoud Reza (2012) Holistic blended design studio model : potential implication in education of Iran. In Khaleghi, Hassan (Ed.) Proceedings of 3rd Iranian PhD Students' Conference in Australia and New Zealand, Islamic Republic of Iran: Ministry of Sciences, Research and Technology, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 121-122.

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Abstract

Iran as a developing country faces many considerable shortages of both physical learning environment and inefficient budget to resolve this shortage. Today, Iran needs a $28 billion budget to add 23,000 schools to the existing 120,000 schools to be able to omit two shifts schools [1], [2]. Moreover, the standard learning space is 6-8 square meter per student, while this rate for big cities in Iran is about one square meter per student [1]. This decrease the time students spend in schools. In addition, the education approach in k-12 and higher education is still teacher-centered based and needs to be contemporized with educational, cultural, and technological changes.

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ID Code: 53085
Item Type: Conference Paper
Additional Information: Short Paper
Keywords: Design Studio Education, Blended Learning
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 The Author
Deposited On: 13 Aug 2012 09:12
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2012 10:13

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