A closer look at listening: interdisciplinarity and the varieties of languages employed in the conveyance of problem and solution
The applied example provided is a case study of a charette presented to graphic design students by a graphic designer and climatologist, providing students the opportunity to hear the languages of two very different disciplines: science and design. This paper provides a theoretical foundation for the framing, presentation and evaluation of a project based on an interdisciplinary model, and concludes with both suggestions for further directions, and questions about limitations and possible conflicts.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Associate Professor of Graphic Design, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. 2: Deputy Director for Outreach, Institute for the Study of Planet Earth, The University of Arizona, Tucson.
Publication date: 2008-08-21
How can art, design and communication aid teaching? Do these teaching methods work better in certain fields of study? Focusing on arts and media-based subjects, and encompassing all areas of higher education, this journal reveals the potential value of new educational styles and creative teaching methods.
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