Introducing Design Subject in school curriculum

Kumari, Chhaya and Mathew, Deepak John (2017) Introducing Design Subject in school curriculum. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad.

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The Indian education system at present is understanding the needs of students and by doing so system is creating a bigger impact on society as Education is a continuous process. the benefit for good education system is growing man in ever growing society. The word education originated from the Latin word which means” to bring up”. Education should clarify, Man’s understanding towards self development as well as contribute to country. But still there is a major need of reconsider the fact that it has to be improved more to have wholistic development of students. Design Innovation centre Hyderabad aims towards introducing design as subject in school. For doing so this thesis aims to analyse the possibility of design subject at primary level for this created content for design subject for 1st and 2nd standard in primary division, the main objective to do so is to inculcate design as part of development of student and also to because design understanding is important for the future prospect of students. Design is part of everyday its everywhere around us, it conveys its importance by everyday solving our needs from eating to sleeping. Design by its own nature is creative, collaborative, multi- disciplinary and is inclusive of many other fields. Design can play a very significant role in finding appropriate solutions to its problems. For achieving the objective the design process was followed to come up with content for first and second standard of primary division of school. The testing was conducted by comparing the new developed content of design subject and existing subject and it has showed that an additional subject can not be feasible but design methodologies can play major part to deliver current subjects more student friendly.

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Mathew, Deepak JohnUNSPECIFIED
Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: school, design, education, school subjects, TD958
Subjects: Social sciences
Arts > Design
Divisions: Department of Design
Depositing User: Team Library
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2017 05:52
Last Modified: 23 May 2019 11:25
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