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AR 299A Int Des Studio II: Drawing Sys I
Dechant, Richard,, Jr.


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Course

AR 299A Interior Design Studio II: Drawing Systems I

Semester

SP 2008 HO

Faculty

Dechant, Richard,, Jr.

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

Bachelors of Architecture -- KU 1983
Masters of Business Administation -- Baker U. 1994
Licensed Architect in Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois

Daytime Phone

913-208-4027

Other Phone

816-353-1796

E-Mail

richard.dechant@park.edu

richarddechant@sbcglobal.net

Semester Dates

January 14 to May 9, 2008

Class Days

-M-W---

Class Time

5:30 - 8:10 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

AutoCAD for Interior Design and Space Planning using AutoCAD 2008

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Course Description:
Interior Design Studio II builds on the concepts introduced inAR292A Interior Design Studio I, applying the design process to a series of residential and public space design projects, using the elements, vocabulary and principles of design. Life safety codes and accessibility guidelines are applied to projects. Skills and knowledge from pre and co-requisite studio and lecture courses are applied to design projects. PREREQUISITES:AR292A andAR292B. Course must be taken concurrently withAR299B. 1:5:3

Educational Philosophy:

 
The facilitator's educational philosophy is one based upon a combination of lectures, reading, quizzes, and examinations in conjunction with hands-on activities and projects.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Use the computer as a drafting tool, applying computer drafting techniques to produce construction drawings.
  2. Use the language of the AutoCAD program: commands, terminology, and short cuts.
  3. Draft, organize and print a set of construction documents using the computer.
  4. Learn to draft various types of paraline drawings (isometrics, axonometrics and obliques) both by hand and using the computer.


  Instructor Learning Outcomes
  1. Using the computer as a drafting tool, applying computer drafting techniques to produce construciton documents.
  2. Use the language of AutoCAD program including but not limited to commands, terminology, and short cuts.
  3. Draft, organize and print a set of construction documents using the computer
  4. Learn to draft various types of paraline drawings (isometrics, axonometrics, and oblieques) using the computer.
Core Assessment:
  • Tests that cover lecture and terms and processes in texts (outcome 2)
  • Participation in lab (outcome 1-3)
  • Completion of tutorial exercises from textbook (outcome 1 and 2)
  • Completion of  computer aided drafting assignments (outcome 1 and 2)
  • Completion of paraline drawing assignment (outcome 4)
  • Completion of core assessment project:  production of a set of construction drawings using AutoCAD (outcomes 1-3)

Class Assessment:

Quizzes that cover lectures, terms, and processes in texts (Outcome 2)
 
Participation in lab (Outcome 1-3)
 
Completion of tutorial exercise from textbook (Outcome 1 and 2)
 
Completion of computer aided drafting assignments (Outcome 1,2 and 4)
 
Completion of core assessment project which includes production of a set of construction drawings using AutoCAD (Outcome 1-3)

Grading:

Quizzes/Examinations will be graded on a point per question basis (40% of total grade)
 
Class participation and tutorial exercises will be graded upon completeness of work and ability to answer question(s) proposed by the facilitator. (20% of total grade)
 
Drafting assignments and core project will be assessed based upon a point system for meeting each individual objective requested in the assignment by the facilitator.  Point values will be given for each objective at time of each assignment / project. (40% of total grade)
 
Grading points will be as follows:
A - 90 and above
B - 80 to 89
C - 70 to 79
D - 60 to 69
F - 59 and below

Late Submission of Course Materials:

Late work will not be accepted without a legitimate excuse attached.  Late work must be turned in (with excuse attached) by the beginning of the next schedule class or the assignment grade will be lowered 5%.  An additional 5% subtracted for each class period the the work is late.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Class format will include lecture/demonstration and discussion of work as well as time to practice skills and techniques.  Students are expected to come to class with tools and supplies, prepared to work in class.  The computer lab will be available for students' use when the rooms are not scheduled for other classes.  Additional time outside of class hours to complete projects / assignments is expected.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

An initial general class calendar which outlines assignments, tests,and proposed reading schedule will be handed out at the first class. Additional assignments / projects and activities will be given at future class dates.

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.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  3. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  4. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "F".
  5. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  6. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  7. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .


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