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dc.contributor.advisorBrown, John
dc.contributor.authorWiley, Katelyn
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-12T18:36:09Z
dc.date.available2017-09-12T18:36:09Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.date.submitted2017en
dc.identifier.citationWiley, K. (2017). Tackling the Application Gap: Architecture Students' Experiences of a Research Component in a Design Studio Class (Unpublished master's thesis). University of Calgary, Calgary, AB. doi:10.11575/PRISM/27967en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11023/4095
dc.description.abstractProminent architects have made calls for the architecture profession to adopt a new level of scientific rigour and more readily incorporate evidence-based design into practice; similar to medicine’s evolution to evidence-based medicine. However, evidence-based design is a relatively new field and its widespread adoption by the profession is challenging. One challenge is associated with the education of architecture students. Students, if they are taught about research, often face an ‘application gap’ between research classes and design studio classes. In this study, a research component was implemented in a design studio class. Students were observed and interviewed about their experiences. The research component was successful in introducing students to evidence-based design; however, it did not offer a comprehensive education. Students responded favourably to the research component. We summarize their experiences in the class, draw links to the field of medicine, and offer recommendations for the education of architecture students.en_US
dc.language.isoeng
dc.rightsUniversity of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.
dc.subjectArchitecture
dc.subjectEducation
dc.subjectHealth Sciences
dc.subjectEducation
dc.subject.otherarchitecture
dc.subject.otherevidence-based design
dc.subject.otherevidence-based medicine
dc.subject.othereducation
dc.subject.otherresearch
dc.titleTackling the Application Gap: Architecture Students' Experiences of a Research Component in a Design Studio Class
dc.typemaster thesis
dc.publisher.facultyEnvironmental Design
dc.publisher.facultyGraduate Studies
dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Calgaryen
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/27967
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Environmental Design
thesis.degree.nameMEDes
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Calgary
atmire.migration.oldid5963
dc.contributor.committeememberWylant, Barry
dc.contributor.committeememberSargious, Peter
dc.publisher.placeCalgaryen
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University of Calgary graduate students retain copyright ownership and moral rights for their thesis. You may use this material in any way that is permitted by the Copyright Act or through licensing that has been assigned to the document. For uses that are not allowable under copyright legislation or licensing, you are required to seek permission.