Experimental Design Ideas

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Experimental Design Ideas

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Graphic Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Building upon theory and practice, experiments in design practice explore the creative boundaries between the conceptual and the applied. Supporting novelty, innovation and original thinking, experimental design develops a discourse between the act of designing and design research.

    Learning Objectives
    Students who pass this course should be able to:
    1: Understand the role of human behaviour, senses and perception as fundamental part of a
    contemporary design process.
    2: Develop experimental designs that creatively and critically address social interaction through the sensorial system.
    3: Apply a sensory driven design method and experiment to observe, identify, analyse and describe human interaction.
    4: Convincingly communicate visually, verbally and in writing using a range of media.

    Assessment
    project 1- 25%
    project 2- 35%
    project 3- 40%

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