A holistic blended design studio model : Exploring and expanding learning opportunities

Saghafi, Mahmoud Reza (2013) A holistic blended design studio model : Exploring and expanding learning opportunities. LAP (Lambert Academic Publishing), Saarbrücken, Germany.

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This book involves a comprehensive study of the learning environment by adopting Grounded Theory methodology in a qualitative comparative way.It explores the limitations and benefits of a face-to-face and a virtual design studio as experienced by architecture students and educators at an Australian university in order to find the optimal combination for a blended environment to enhance the students’ experience. The main outcome:holistic multidimensional blended learning model,that through the various modalities,provides adaptive capacity in a range of settings.The model facilitates learning through self-determination,self-management,and the personalisation of the learning environment. Another outcome:a conceptual design education framework,provides a basic tool for educators to evaluate existing learning environments and to develop new learning environments with enough flexibility to respond effectively to a highly dynamic and increasingly technological world.The provision of a practical framework to assist design schools to improve their educational settings according to a suitable pedagogy that meets today’s needs and accommodates tomorrow’s changes.

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ID Code: 53521
Item Type: Book
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Keywords: architectural education, blended learning environment, design studio education, face-to-face design studio, grounded theory, online learning, virtual design studio
ISBN: 9783659211409
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural Design (120101)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Copyright Statement: All rights reserved. Saarbrücken 2013
Deposited On: 18 Mar 2013 04:16
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2016 18:55

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