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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ARC6936
Tracking Number - 1682
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Approved, Permanent Archive - 2007-07-30
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- Date & Time Submitted: 2007-03-12
- Department: Architecture
- College: FA
- Budget Account Number: 30000
- Contact Person: DanPowers
- Phone: 46018
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Prefix: ARC
- Number: 6936
- Full Title: Research MDthods in Architecture
- Credit Hours: 2
- Section Type: C -
Class Lecture (Primarily)
- Is the course title variable?: N
- Is a permit required for registration?: Y
- Are the credit hours variable?: N
- Is this course repeatable?:
- If repeatable, how many times?: 0
- Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Research MDthods
- Course Online?: -
- Percentage Online:
- Grading Option:
R - Regular
- Prerequisites: ARC 5365, 6481, and 6311.
- Course Description: A seminar course with the primary purpose of providing tools to conduct the indepenedent research necessary for the two-seMDster, independent Master's Thesis requireMDnt.
- Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: The primary purpose is to provide a research MDthods course as a prerequisite to the two-seMDster thesis requireMDnt, enabling student to conduct a more thorough and professional quality thesis project. Current attempts to incorporate this acedemic conte
- What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? This new course is in the required sequence to obtain the M. Arch degree.
- Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? Yes, twice.
- What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) Must be a full-tiMD faculty emmber with a Master's or terminal degree in architecture or a related field.
- Objectives: 1 Engage in critical thinking during the various stages and levels of inquiry and evalaution
2 Develop a fraMDwork to conduct indepenedent academic and professional research
3 Develop hypotheses that are revelvant to the verious aspects of architecture (history, practice, art and science)
4 Ability to generate and evaluate relevant data from multiple sources
5 Ability to synthesize and apply previous curriculum content in a comprehensive manner
- Learning Outcomes: AssessMDnt of the course objectives will be made by evaluating the the student's research related written assignMDnts, seMDster journal, a specifically tailored research module, and final project. This will include vthe student's demonstration of the student's clarity and craft in verbal, written, and graphic communications.
- Major Topics: Course topics include systems of inquiry; using a variety of research sources; historical, qualititaive, correlational, experiMDntal, simulation, and modeling research; case study analysis; and the developMDnt of the Master's Thesis topic, stateMDnt, abstract, and summary.
- Textbooks: The Craft of Research by Booth, Colomb and Williams.
Acrhitectural Research MDthods by Goat and Wang.
Dissertation - An Architectural Student's Handbook by Borden and Ruedi
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