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Collaboration and student engagement in design education

Tucker, Richard 2017, Collaboration and student engagement in design education. Edited by Tucker, Richard, IGI Global, Hershey, P.A., doi: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0726-0.

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Title Collaboration and student engagement in design education
Author(s) Tucker, RichardORCID iD for Tucker, Richard orcid.org/0000-0001-9989-251X
Editor(s) Tucker, RichardORCID iD for Tucker, Richard orcid.org/0000-0001-9989-251X
Publication date 2017
Series Advances in higher education and professional development
Total pages 411
Publisher IGI Global
Place of Publication Hershey, P.A.
Keyword(s) computers
collaboration
design teams
Summary One of the great paradoxes in design education is that undergraduate students are encouraged to study and model the behaviors and attitudes of famous designers, but without being aware that such esteemed individuals rarely work in isolation. The vast majority of designers work in teams, as part of both the conceptualization and production processes. Even 'design-auteurs' or 'artist-designers' must still interact with, respectively, clients, consultants and contractors, or patrons, curators and publishers. As a result of this, collaboration is widely considered an essential part of the design process and a critical skill for developing a career in the design industries. However, while design practitioners and the professional bodies that represent them acknowledge the importance of groups and teams, there has been a general reluctance (either an unwillingness or inability) to emphasize the importance or team processes, or em­bed the development of team skills, in undergraduate design curricula. There are many reasons for this situation existing, but we cannot underestimate the general attitude, implicit in much design education and promulgated through the design media, that creativity is an individual trait.
ISBN 1522507272
9781522507277
Language eng
DOI 10.4018/978-1-5225-0726-0
Field of Research 120199 Architecture not elsewhere classified
130103 Higher Education
130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Socio Economic Objective 970112 Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
HERDC Research category A7 Edited book
ERA Research output type A Book
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Collection: School of Architecture and Built Environment
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