After the success of last year, “Vertical Studio” proposals are invited for potential options from all teaching and research staff (full and part-time).
The objective of the Summer Term is to broaden students’ experience in research and design. A wide range of options is being sought, drawn from research, practice and other interests, so as to reflect the expertise and enthusiasms of the WSA community.
The learning outcomes are intentionally broad and require students to:
There are currently 163 students in BSc1 and 2, so at least fourteen options are needed to enable each option leader to work with a maximum of twelve students. Preferably each studio will be run by one person and the projects will run for three weeks starting 28.IV.08, and will involve one scheduled day of teaching in each week; two further days will be required for final reviews and feedback, and option leaders should also allow time for preparation of their brief.
The following criteria will be taken into account to select the proposals:
Consideration of applying for funding (contact Marga Bauza for advice, BauzaMM@cardiff.ac.uk)
This year, based on last year’s excellent results, we would like to formalise the outcomes as follows:
Options will be introduced at an event in Birt Acres on the 09.III.08, for which each option leader will need to prepare a five-minute (max) PowerPoint presentation. Initially, please submit outline proposals (on one sheet of A4) to Anwen Cook (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday 1 December.
A meeting will be arranged later that month to discuss and finalise the programme.
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