RECOGNITION Research Papers Presidential Merit (Silver) 2 Presidential Awards 4 Outstanding Achievement Awards 6 Best Paper Awards 2 International Grand Prizes Designer of the Year Excellent Lecture Award Good Design Award Best Industrial Designer Award “1st in research paper publication in Korea” 12 International Design Competition Awards 2013-01-07 7
HOW DO WE TEACH?CONVERGENT DESIGN EDUCATION AT ID KAIST
KEY FEATURES Interdisciplinary Program Positioning of IDKAIST Education since 1986 Subjective (Symbolic) Humanities Art Traditional Design School Analytic Synthetic (Understand) (Make) Science Engineering Objective (Real) Adopted from Dublin’s model of academic disciplines
KEY FEATURES ID KAIST’s vision Mission Statement: “Shape the Future: Design for a Better Life” Goal: World top 10 design school by 2017 Objectives: • Cultivating designers active in the front end of innovation • Generating integrated design knowledge • Becoming a leading research-oriented design education program
KEY FEATURES Students BSc students (40 per year) • Many from science high school (good at math and science) • Students graduated from a high school abroad. • International students • They choose their major in the second year when they complete basic science and engineering courses. MSc Students (15-20 per year) • Most of them are IDKAIST undergraduates • A few from other design schools (Hongik Univ. Korea National Univ. of Arts, Handong Univ., Seoul Univ., Parsons, Pratt, RISD ..) • Exchange students from TUDelft PhD Students (5-10 per year) • Most of them are IDKAIST graduates • A few from other domestic and international universities
KEY FEATURES Learning Activities Generation of original design knowledge & skills Course Work (10-20%) Research Projects in Labs (20-50%) PhD Thesis Work (30-50%) Mastery of existing and emerging design knowledge & skills MSc Course Work (30-40%) Research Projects in Labs (30-40%) Dissertation Work (30-40%) Experience of and familiarity with existing design knowledge & skills BSc Course Work (70-90%) Individual Research (10-20%) Graduation Project (10-20%)
KEY FEATURES Undergraduate Program - Structure Graduation Project Internship / Exchange Student Program Design for the Real World, Design Business, URP Design Studio Courses (Fundamentals, Technology and Production, Meeting Marketing Needs, User Centered System Integration) New Human Business Technology Centered Innovation Fusion Design • Design • CAD Methodology • Physical • Professional • Human Factors Practice • Computing • Interface Design • New Product • Design Engineering Development Design Tools and Methods CAD, Digital Design Graphics, Photography Design Basics (Visual Language, Creative Thinking) 2D, 3D Design, Presentation Techniques, Creativity and Visual Language
KEY FEATURES Undergraduate Program - Degree Project • About 10 month individual design project combined with ‐ Two essential courses (Integrated design) ‐ Individual study ‐ Undergraduate thesis project • Capstone project advised by multiple professors from other engineering departments. • International and domestic exhibitions from October to December.
KEY FEATURES Postgraduate Program - Example MSc Dissertation Research MSc • Effect of levels of automation on emotional experience in intelligent products • A programming toolkit for prototyping interactive products • Product personification method for ideation of interaction design • The role of design in the integration of Product-Service System Project MSc • Kinetic interaction design based on magnetism • Inflated roly-poly: designing an inflatable display enticing physical interaction • CoLingual: Development of mobile location-based crowdsourcing language translation and learning service International presentations (conference papers, exhibitions, design awards) are encouraged.
KEY FEATURES Postgraduate Program - Ph.D. Thesis Requirements • Generation of original design knowledge • Publications of top international design journals Examples • Choi (2011) The effects of anthropomorphism on product design • Park (2011) New typology and strategic model of design promotion
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