Written reflection –  enhancing the curriculum in design education

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Resumé

This paper explores the complex interrelation and tension between the creative, artistic, reflective and academic dimensions of a design education under radical change. Since 2003, the Danish Design School has been in a process of transformation from traditional applied arts school to contemporary institution for design research and teaching at university level. So far, the most conspicuous changes on the educational level include structural changes according to the Bologna Declaration (a three-year BA level followed by a two-year MA level has been introduced), and a growing proportion of research-based teaching, particularly of theoretical aspects of design, with Design Theory as a comprehensive element of the curriculum. As a consequence, skills of academic writing are becoming increasingly important to our students (along with more conventional designer's skills of analysis and creative expression), not only for passing exams in Design Theory, but also as an integral part of studio work on design projects. Academic writing in the project context is developing into a genre in its own right, known as 'written reflection'. We shall briefly present this notion in terms of our experiences so far, current debates, and initiatives concerning its future development.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelCLTAD 4th International Conference
RedaktørerNicholas Houghton
Antal sider11
ForlagCentre for Learning & Teaching in Art & Design
Publikationsdato2008
Sider187-197
ISBN (Trykt)9780956038203
StatusUdgivet - 2008
BegivenhedCLTAD International Conference - New York, USA
Varighed: 3 apr. 20084 apr. 2008
Konferencens nummer: 4

Konference

KonferenceCLTAD International Conference
Nummer4
LandUSA
ByNew York
Periode03/04/200804/04/2008

Emneord

  • designuddannelse

Kunstnerisk udviklingsvirksomhed (KUV)

  • Nej

Citer dette

Kjølsen, T., Sommer, A-L., & Galle, P. (2008). Written reflection –  enhancing the curriculum in design education. I N. Houghton (red.), CLTAD 4th International Conference (s. 187-197). Centre for Learning & Teaching in Art & Design.
Kjølsen, Tine ; Sommer, Anne-Louise ; Galle, Per. / Written reflection –  enhancing the curriculum in design education. CLTAD 4th International Conference. red. / Nicholas Houghton. Centre for Learning & Teaching in Art & Design, 2008. s. 187-197
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CLTAD 4th International Conference. red. / Nicholas Houghton. Centre for Learning & Teaching in Art & Design, 2008. s. 187-197.

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportKonferencebidrag i proceedingsForskningpeer review

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