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dc.contributor.authorMarshall, Lindsey
dc.contributor.authorMeachem, Lester
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-03T14:13:27Z
dc.date.available2008-09-03T14:13:27Z
dc.date.issued2007-02-15
dc.identifier.citationMarshall, L., Meachem, L. (2007) 'Direct or directed: orchestrating a more harmonious approach to teaching technology within an Art & Design Higher Education curriculum with special reference to visual communications courses', Learning Media and Technology, 32(1) pp. 41-52
dc.identifier.issn17439884
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/17439880601141195
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2436/37157
dc.description.abstractIn this scoping study we have investigated the integration of subject-specific software into the structure of visual communications courses. There is a view that the response within visual communications courses to the rapid developments in technology has been linked to necessity rather than by design. Through perceptions of staff with day-to-day experience of the issues arising from the incorporation of such technology, we were able to construct an account of potential directions. There is a necessity for continual review of course content to ensure that training in software is embedded in the creative aspects of the curriculum in order to maximise the potential of new technology, maintain currency and future-proof the curriculum. We argue that curriculum developers in visual communications need to incorporate appropriate hardware and software within the studio environment.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherTaylor & Francis
dc.relation.urlhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17439880601141195
dc.subjectSubject-specific software
dc.subjectVisual communications
dc.subjectArt and Design
dc.subjectHigher Education
dc.titleDirect or directed: orchestrating a more harmonious approach to teaching technology within an art & design higher education curriculum with special reference to visual communications courses
dc.typeJournal article
dc.identifier.journalLearning Media and Technology
html.description.abstractIn this scoping study we have investigated the integration of subject-specific software into the structure of visual communications courses. There is a view that the response within visual communications courses to the rapid developments in technology has been linked to necessity rather than by design. Through perceptions of staff with day-to-day experience of the issues arising from the incorporation of such technology, we were able to construct an account of potential directions. There is a necessity for continual review of course content to ensure that training in software is embedded in the creative aspects of the curriculum in order to maximise the potential of new technology, maintain currency and future-proof the curriculum. We argue that curriculum developers in visual communications need to incorporate appropriate hardware and software within the studio environment.


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