AR 292A Interior Design Studio I: Visual Communications I
FA 2007 HO
Boehr, Kay Miller
Assistant Professor of Interior Design
Master of Architectureregistered architectmember: IIDA and IDEC
Monday and Friday, 9:00 - 11:00 am and Wednesday, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
August 20 - December 14, 2007
1:00 - 3:40 pm
Art and Design Core
Ching, Francis D.K. Architectural Graphics, 4th edition. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2003.
Mitton, Mauren. Interior Design Visual Presentation, 2nd edition. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons, 2004.
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Tool and Supply lists are attached. A drafting tool and supply kit may be purchased through the Park University Bookstore or items may be purchased individually at area art and drafting supply stores. Tools and supplies will be discussed the first day of class, but will not be required until the second class session.
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Design: Design is both creative and meticulous. It is a process that involves generating ideas, then editing and refining those ideas before producing the final result. The steps in the design process are universal and can be applied to any design problem, whether it is a written document, the design of a space or the design of a product.
Teaching: As a teacher I articulate what I have learned as a professional, sharing my accumulated knowledge and skills with the students. This information is the basis for a variety of activities that reinforce core learning objectives. Students observe, evaluate, collaborate and create as they approach each assignment as a design problem. Students communicate design concepts visually and orally using drawing, drafting, board building and modeling techniques.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Test covering information in lectures, text and related readings, and discussions. (outcomes 3 - 5)
Participation in studio, including individual and group critiques. (outcomes 1 - 5)
Completion of assignment binder that includes a series of drafting, drawing, rendering, diagramming and board-building exercises. (outcome 1)
Completion of the Core Assessment Project: a set of construction drawings for a design project in coordination with an interior space deisgned in AR292B, Introduction to Interior Design. (outcomes 2-5)
Application of skills to the visual communication of design projects assigned in AR292B, Introduction to Interior Design. (outcome 1)
Daily Assignments/binder: 50%
Field Measuring Project: 15%
Drawing and Rendering Exercise: 05%
Construction Drawings: 20%
Test (final): 10%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late work will not be accepted without a legitimate written excuse attached. Late work must be turned in (with excuse attached) by the beginning of the next scheduled class or the assignment grade will be lowered 5%. An additional 5% subtracted for each class period that the work is late. Many assignments have an oral presentation component. There will be no make up dates for missed presentations, and regardless of excuse, the student will not recieve points for the presentation component of the assignment.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
AR292A is a studio class. The design studio class provides a group setting where students learn by individual as well as group experiences. Group interaction speeds learning and increases the depth of study for all. Feedback from the instructor is an important element of learning. Class periods include lecture/demonstration, discussion and group critiques of work, as well as time to practice visual communications skills and techniques. Students are expected to come to class with tools and supplies, prepared to work in class. In addition, students are expected to work a minimum of two hours outside of class for every hour in class. The studio and computer lab will be available for students' use when it is not scheduled for other classes.
A professional and respectful attitude toward the instructor and fellow students is expected. Tardiness, leaving before class is dismissed, and other class disruptions (i.e. phone calls, etc.) will be noted and reflected in the final grade.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88INSTRUCTOR'S ATTENDANCE POLICY
Class attendance is required. An attendance sheet will be passed around at the beginning of each class while announcements are being made. It is the student's responsibility to sign the attendance sheet at this time. Students who do not sign the attendance sheet, but arrive after it is distributed, will be considered late. Three late arrivals will equal one absence.
In case of illness or emergency, the instructor must be notified prior to class by sending an e-mail message. Each student will be allowed three absences, which, if proper notification is sent, will be recorded as "excused." Thus each of the following will result in a 5% deduction from the final grade:
1. Three "tardies" equalling one unexcused absence.
2. Any absence that is not excused by a written (e-mail)notification.
3. The fourth and each subsequent absence, regardless of excuse.
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Attachments:Drafting Supply ListIllustration Supply ListPresentation Board Supply ListRubric
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