Undergraduate Course: Design Research 4 (Illustration) (DESI10037)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course is only available to students in the School of Design.
Indicative course content
This course enables students to develop a personal, integrated, critical and reflective design approach appropriate to their chosen discipline. Students work on self-selected and generated projects within a studio environment.
Aims of course
1 develop and consolidate personal creative methods, techniques and approaches
2 explore how practitioners generate and justify personal project briefs
3 develop and consolidate personal approaches to materials and processes
Mode of delivery
Studio-Based Project Work, Group Crits, Individual and Group Mentoring, Project Review
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 22,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 50,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Formative: Body of visual and textual research relating to major project or projects, eg: notebooks, sketchbooks, and worksheets in the form of a Drawing Journal, including no less than 20 Life/Observational Drawing , with a proposal describing intentions for Archive, (up to 500 words).
Summative: Body of visual and textual research relating to major project or projects, eg: notebooks, sketchbooks, Drawing Journal, and worksheets presented as, or with an Archive.
||Formative feedback/feedforward is provided at designated points during the course, and may take a variety of forms (e.g., written verbal) and be delivered through a variety of contexts (e.g., one-to-one meeting, small group crit, VLE posting).
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- INVESTIGATE: use a variety of practical and theoretical methods to demonstrate a sustained and rigorous investigation of personal research themes
- CHALLENGE: analyse issues arising from the research and challenge established precepts and assumptions
- PLAN: demonstrate a sense of purpose in the development of lines of research inquiry
|DESI10037 Design Research 4- Illustration|
- Smith, K. A. Non-Adhesive Binding: A practical guide to
bookbinding techniques. Keith A. Smith Books (1999)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr Jonathan Gibbs
|Course secretary||Ms Jane Thomson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713