Futures: education, craft and design in Australia

Stewart, Robyn (2003) Futures: education, craft and design in Australia. In: InSEA 2002: International Conversations Through Art, 19-24 Aug 2002, New York, NY. United States.

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Abstract

Significant elements of change in Australia are challenging the tertiary education sector as never before. Implicated are providers in both university and TAFE sectors. it is a paradoxical time of shifting ground which, in the tertiary art and design sector, includes a debate about the need to integrate studios within the educational environment, the role and positioning of craft and design and the ability of institutions to provide education and training experiences which are authentic and relevant. This paper will address three issues: the shifting cultural debate concerning studio amalgamations vs autonomous praxis, the relationship between skills and concept development and the role and impact of design on the Australian consciousness. Approaches at USQ will be used as case studies to situate the discussion.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: No response from publisher to request for copyright permission.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Robyn Stewart
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Arts - Department of Visual Arts
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:16
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:47
Uncontrolled Keywords: art; craft; design; education; pedagogy; praxis; training; skills and concept development
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
12 Built Environment and Design > 1203 Design Practice and Management > 120303 Design Management and Studio and Professional Practice
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2897

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