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Learning-by-making: high impact learning in design


Burnham, R and Wallis, L and Clayton, I and Green, R, Learning-by-making: high impact learning in design, Places & Spaces: Proceedings of the Teaching Matters 2014 Conference, 2-3 December 2014, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 3-14. (2014) [Non Refereed Conference Paper]


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The purpose of this paper is to describe the role High Impact Learning experiences can have in changing the way that students understand and practice design. At the School of Architecture & Design, the Learning-by-Making program provides such an opportunity, where students collaboratively design, assemble and install small community projects in both ‘This Place’ and ‘That Place’. Students engage in three distinct learning ‘spaces’: they evaluate, analyse and reflect as individuals, they collaborate, negotiate and take responsibility as a student group, and they engage with diverse world-views in a community space.

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Item Type:Non Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:threshold concepts, design pedagogy, experiential learning
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Architecture
Research Field:Architecture not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Burnham, R (Dr Richard Burnham)
UTAS Author:Wallis, L (Dr Louise Wallis)
UTAS Author:Clayton, I (Mr Ian Clayton)
UTAS Author:Green, R (Mr Robin Green)
ID Code:98315
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Architecture
Deposited On:2015-02-11
Last Modified:2015-06-10
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