Design Education in Architecture: A Psychosocial Analysis

Franz, Jill M. (1990) Design Education in Architecture: A Psychosocial Analysis. In Architectural Science and Design in Harmony. Joint ANZAScA / ADTRA Conference, 10-12th July, 1990, Sydney.

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Despite strong criticism of the design studio as a method of teaching and learning, little work has been conducted in evaluating its effectiveness and efficiency. In an attempt to instigate such investigation, this Paper highlights the need for the learning environment to be conceptualised holistically with attention paid to such influential variables as the nature of the content and task; the characteristics of the students and the teacher; and the psychosocial aspects of person-environment interaction. Particular attention is paid to the role of classroom climate studies in facilitating and assessing changes to the learning environment.

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ID Code: 7799
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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ISBN: 0733400337
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
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1990 (please consult the author)
Deposited On: 23 May 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:41

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