Design & Jewellery History2021/2022
- Purpose and learning objectives
The subject element deals with the history of jewellery and design and its influence on contemporary jewellery design, including culture and trend theory, cultural and subcultural communities, and discourses. Work involves a semiotic method as an analytical tool, knowledge of the history of materials and techniques and the methods and tools of the design process, including user involvement and idea generation methods.Knowledge
The student will gain knowledge about:Skills
− the history of design and jewellery and its influence on our age.
− culture and trend theory, social structures, cultural and subcultural communities, discourses, and semiotics.
− visual analysis, including semiotics and semiotic method as an analytical tool.
− the history of materials and techniques.
The student will get the skills to:
− apply and use the methods and tools of the design process, including user involvement and idea generation methods.
− identify and select methods and tools in the design process.
− apply, select, justify, and master the methods and tools in academic writing, including footnotes and references.
- Type of instruction
The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)Prerequisites for access to the examinationAttendance to a given activity or submission of assignments, projects, etc. may be mandatory. Fulfilment of such mandatory activities is a requirement for taking the exam in the subject element. If a student fails to submit a mandatory activity on time, they will have used one of the exams attempt for the exam for which the mandatory activity is a prerequisite.Type of examCombined written and oral examinationPlacement: 2nd semester
Scope: 30 ECTS
Exam form: Individual written and oral exam
Type of assignment: The written assignment is in the form of an abstract.Formal requirementsThe written assignment must not exceed 5 standard pages.
Definition of a standard page: A standard page corresponds to 2,400 characters, including spaces and footnotes.
The following are not included in the number of standard pages:
− WiseFlow cover
− Front page with: Title, name of student, programme title, number of characters, name of supervisor
− Abstract in English of 1,200-1,400 characters.
− Confidentiality Agreement
− Solemn declaration
− Declaration of consent
− Table of contents
− Photos, illustrations, tables, and figures (including accompanying text)
− List of figures
− List of appendices
− Appendices (see section on appendices).
Applied reference system: List of references, references cited, and quotes must be handled in accordance with the Harvard Referencing System. A reference tool is available at: https://bibliotek.kea.dk/da/?id=205
− It must be possible for the examiner to read the assignment without recourse to the appendices. An appendix is any material that the student makes available to the reader when the full text does not belong in the assignment.
− Appendices should only be included if the student refers to them in the assignment.
− There must be an exhaustive list of appendices.
− Each appendix must contain a reference number, title, explanatory text, and relevant references.
− Each appendix must have its own page.
− Appendices must be uploaded separately to WiseFlow as additional material.
− Appendices may include documentation of research and experiments, questionnaires, tables, figures, diagrams, notes, detailed technical specifications, drawings, photographs, sound recordings, video recordings, other digital files, or other material.
For more help with research, academic writing, exams and much more, access KEA’s online study skills library at: https://bibliotek.kea.dk/da/studieviden/Individual exam or group examIndividualExam languagesDanish(Norwegian/Swedish)DurationThe oral examination has a duration of 30 minutes, including grading. 10 minutes max. have been set aside for the student’s presentation.Type of evaluation7-point grading scaleExaminersExternal censureExam criteriaThe assessment of the oral and written exam is based on the specific learning objectives which appear from each subject element. The grade represents an overall assessment of the oral and written performance.
In the subject Design & Jewellery History you will receive 110 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 146 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 40% of your total workload for the subject.
The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: internal lecturers, laboratory work, exercises.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading the curriculum, laboratory work.
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*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances