Pedagogy and Assessment

Nearly half of the Faculty’s BEL+T-related outputs are focused on better understanding or improving the effectiveness of our teaching methods. This includes studies of teaching discipline-specific software, as well as studio-based and design-build pedagogies.

Examples of recent scholarship in this area

Domonik Holzer: “BIM and Parametric Design in Academia and Practice” (2015 conference paper)

Mehran Oraee: “Teaching Collaboration in Tertiary BIM Education” (2018 conference paper)

Siqing Chen and Virginia Lee: “From Metropolis to Allotment: Scaled System Thinking in Advancing Landscape Studio Knowledge” (2015 conference paper)

Paul Loh: “Making as Pedagogy: Engaging technology in design teaching (2018 book chapter)

David O’Brien: “Wakathuni Early Learning Center, Bower Studio” (2018 book chapter)

Gregory Missingham: “Wicked Deliberations: Research and Design Studios” (2015 conference paper)

Kim Dovey and Elek Pafka: “Urban Design Pedagogy” (2017 book chapter)

Kate Tregloan: “Multiple Measures: Benchmarking Quality Assessment Tasks to Facilitate Interdisciplinary Learning in the Creative Arts and Humanities” (2017 report)

James Thompson: “A Pre-disciplinary Approach to Built Environments Education: Teaching Seattle on Foot” (2017 journal article)