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Community-based Studios for enhancing Students’ Awareness of Universal Design Principles

Chau, Hing-Wah ORCID: 0000-0002-3501-9882 (2020) Community-based Studios for enhancing Students’ Awareness of Universal Design Principles. In: Universal Design 2020 Conference, 13 Oct 2020, Melbourne.

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A series of community-based design studios were delivered at the University of Melbourne for postgraduate architectural students from 2017 to 2019 to arouse their awareness of universal design principles and the specific consideration of design for ageing. In this paper, the course structure of these community-based studios is firstly introduced, followed by an analysis illustrating how students’ awareness of universal design principles can be enhanced. Potential areas of improvement are discussed and further guidance for replicating similar studios at other institutions are given.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Paper was published as original research from the Universal Design 2020 Conference. It will be presented at the Universal Design Conference to be held 17-18 May 2021.

Uncontrolled Keywords: Community-based Design Studios, Universal Design and Higher Education, Problem-based Learning, Active Learning, Participatory Learning
Subjects: Current > FOR Classification > 1203 Design Practice and Management
Current > FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Current > Division/Research > College of Science and Engineering
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2020 01:45
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2020 01:46
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