Course detail

Workshop - Bachelor Project Seminar

FSI-6ASAcad. year: 2017/2018

Students work out analyses on a given theme of a bachelor project, sort out and assess information material, define current trend of the product and its development in the coming 5–10 years. Students work out developmental, technical and design analyses of the topic and work with professional literature.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The analysis of design assignment, scientific assortment and making the supporting documentation of a design project, evaluation and analysis of the design, including graphic and typographic lay-out.

Prerequisites

Basics of design theory, ergonomics, lay-out of printed matters, etc.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

BRAMSTON, David. Design výrobků: Hledání inspirace, Computer Press,a.s., Brno 2010. ISBN 978-80-251-2914-2.
AMBROSE, Gavin a Paul, HARRIS. Tisk a dokončovací práce: Grafický design. Computer Press, 2011. ISBN 3721201450. ISBN 978-80-251-2968-5.
ECO, Umberto. Jak napsat diplomovou práci. Votobia, 1997. ISBN 80-7198-173-7.
JOHNSON, Michael. Problem solved. Phaidon, London, 2012. ISBN 0714864730. (CS)
KATUŠČÁK, Dušan. Jak psát závěrečné a kvalifikační práce. Enigma. ISBN 978-80-89132-70-6.
LAUREL, Brenda. Design Research, Methods and Perspectives. MIT, Cambridge, 2004. ISBN 9780262122634.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through exercises which are focused on practical topics presented in lectures. Teaching is suplemented by practical laboratory work.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Graded course-unit credit requirements: attendance in lessons, meeting assigned projects deadlines.
Resulting evaluation consists of evaluations on projects. In total it will be possible to aquire 100 points. Resulting classification will be defined by the ECTS scale.
If some of the projects are awarded less than half of the maximum pts., final evaluation of the course is "failed".
According to the article No. 13 of Study and Examination Rules of Brno University of Technology ECTS evaluation degree scale is used. . If some of the projects are awarded less than 50 pts., final evaluation of the course is "failed". The course is evaluated with the following grades: ECTS EVALUATION DEGREES / PTS. RATING / NUMERIC RATING: A / 100 - 90 / 1 / Excellent; B /89 - 80 / 1,5 / Very good; C / 79 - 70 / 2 / Good; D / 69 - 60 / Satisfactory; E / 59 - 50 / Sufficient; F / 49 - 0 / 4 / Failed.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The course objective is to analyse the assignment of the bachelor project, the theoretical bases and to learn how to make documentation, analysis and evaluation of the design.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The attendance in workshop is controlled. Students have to be present in scheduled hours in the workshop, work on assigned projects and wait for consultation, unless a lecturer gives other individual plan. Students are obliged to inform the lecturer in advance about his/her working-place in the scheduled education time (studio, workshops, modelling room) - as absence is not excused without this information. The excuse of absence is possible only due serious reasons such as illness. Unexcused absence may jeopardise accepting a work.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3A-P Bachelor's

    branch B-PDS , 3. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

seminars

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Introduction to the course, requirements, deadlines;
Written analysis - development;
Written analysis - development;
Written analysis - technology;
Written analysis - technology;
Syllabus of written bachelor project (accompanying report);
Written analysis - design;
Written analysis - design;
Concept of the main part of the bachelor project - the written accompanying report;
Final text correction of the written analysis, reasoning of 3D presentation;
Final graphic solution of the barchelor project approval (poster, title page and normal page, sketches of the presentation poster of the barchelor project;
Textual and graphic form of the barchelor project;
Handing over - final printed version of the written bachelor project (development, design and technical analysis, the written accompanying report), final version of the portfolio consisting of a professional CV and individual projects elaborated during the study on the A4 format.

labs and studios

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

Introduction to the course, requirements, deadlines;
Written analysis - development;
Written analysis - development;
Written analysis - technology;
Written analysis - technology;
Syllabus of written bachelor project (accompanying report);
Written analysis - design;
Written analysis - design;
Concept of the main part of the bachelor project - the written accompanying report;
Final text correction of the written analysis, reasoning of 3D presentation;
Final graphic solution of the barchelor project approval (poster, title page and normal page, sketches of the presentation poster of the barchelor project;
Textual and graphic form of the barchelor project;
Handing over - final printed version of the written bachelor project (development, design and technical analysis, the written accompanying report), final version of the portfolio consisting of a professional CV and individual projects elaborated during the study on the A4 format.