This pilot is based on an existing course about Product, Fashion and Interior design professions. The aim is to build a blended learning course entity in MyCourses, that will support students’ independent work with logical timing, instructions and tutorials. Different assignments during the course will pace student’s learning. Students pondering of the subject matter, their own professional orientation and setting up their goals is supported. A logically and carefully thought teaching entity and course manual, where the needs for different guidance can be updated, if not anticipated, support also the teacher in their work and diminish the workload. The students will learn the subject mainly by studying online materials and producing new material in teams. Out of the materials of the course, the students choose assignments based on their own interests. The aim of the blended learning implementation is to develop such an entity, whose timing and content will serve well all three majors of Design, Fashion and Interior architecture.
Platforms and tools
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The pilot will take active use of MyCourses as a tool in planning and implementing the course as well as in evaluating student’s work. A set of tutoring meetings with student groups will ensure they have learned their way around course’s online enviroment.
The aim of the course is to support students’ thinking about their possible career and provide tools to it. While pondering it is good to challenge one’s methods and habits, and use, or at least try to use different web-based free-ware – in order to get to know oneself as a learner, presenter and designer.
MUO-C0003 – Muotoilija ammatissa (2 ECTS)
School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Design
University teacher, Teacher in charge
Doctoral student, Teacher, Pedagogical development
Architect, Teacher, Pedagogical development