Courses & Units

Design for Learning Spaces: Creativity and Teaching Materials EDT105

Introduction

In this unit students will examine the principles and elements of design and apply this information to the design of learning spaces and teaching materials. The physiological and psychological impact of colour will be discussed in relation to specifying suitable colours for learning spaces and teaching aids. The design of wall displays and others teaching aids will be considered in relation to the way in which human visual system functions. Creativity and strategies for teachers to foster creativity will be a focus of the unit.

Summary

Unit name Design for Learning Spaces: Creativity and Teaching Materials
Unit code EDT105
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Teaching staff

Miss Isis St Pierre

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit?

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2015: $769.00 2015: $1,812.00 070101

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 x 3 hour tutorial (13 weeks). Online: Fully on-line with weekly readings and tasks

Assessment

The design of prototypes of colour schemes and teaching aids for learning spaces (40%) an analysis of the principles and elements of design in relation to displays (30%) and a class presentation detailing the visual effectiveness of extant teaching materials (30%).

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