Design juries as a means of assessment and criticism in industrial design education: a study on metu department of industrial design

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2009
Ilgaz, Anıl
Design juries are one of the assessment practices that enable evaluation and criticism of students’ projects in studio based courses. This study explores the aims and attributes of design juries from students’ and jurors’ perspectives. The thesis is constructed upon a field study which consists of an observational study on design juries, a focus group study with students and interviews with the jurors of METU Department of Industrial Design. The findings of the field study indicate that design juries in their current form exhibit several issues to discuss; delivery of comments to students, duration of discussions, organization of the jury and assessment criteria are important factors to consider in design juries.

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A. Ilgaz, “Design juries as a means of assessment and criticism in industrial design education: a study on metu department of industrial design,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2009.