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Designing Across Difference: Aboriginal Communities
0.50 Credit(s)
Prerequisite: 9.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits)
This course focuses on creating an initial understanding of the scope and richness of North American aboriginal communities, while developing methods of negotiating as a designer with these communities in the context of a design project. Participants will share their insights, research and designs in the classroom, creating a collective understanding of the fertility and depth of difference. Students will explore methodologies for developing designs for and with client cultures other than their own. This studio /seminar is intended to enhance discourse through appropriate vocabulary and strengthen abilities to generate and participate in relevant dialogue with aboriginal communities. This studio will utilize guest lecturers from the aboriginal academic community.
Anti-requisite: GDES 4B13 Designing Across Differences: Aboriginal Communities
Course was last updated June 5, 2012 - 5:33 PM