Undergraduate Course: Design Collaboration 2 - Textiles (DESI08021)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course encourages students to engage with different approaches to knowledge and enquiry as they look at issues affecting the world in which we live. It is designed to help students further a deeper critical understanding of their chosen area of study by setting the subject in a wider context. The aims of the course are:
1. Consolidate an issue-based approach to creative and intellectual endeavour.
2. To provide the students with the opportunity for rigorous reflection on their discipline within a wider context.
3. To refine interdisciplinary collaborative activity and debate.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to Design.
|Additional Costs|| Class materials
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 2,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 30,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 15,
Formative Assessment Hours 2,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Feedback will be given within 15 working days from the hand-in date via Learn.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- ANALYSE: Demonstrate the ability to examine increasingly complex issues from a number of view points in a collaborative context
- REFLECT: Demonstrate ability to reflect on their discipline with a complex wider context
- COMMUNICATE: Refine communication of proposals, concepts and responses orally, visually and in writing, using a variety of appropriate methods and forums
|Textiles - Design Collaboration 2|
- Woolf, C. The Art of Manipulating Fabric, Krause Publications (2003)
- Bowles, M. & Isaac, C. Digital Textile Design, Laurence King (2012)
- Casey, A. Lucienne Day: In the Spirit of the Age [Paperback] ACC Editions (2014)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Ms Lindy Richardson
Tel: 0131 221 6129
|Course secretary||Miss Karolina Mazur
Tel: (0131 6)51 5712