ERIC Number: ED162149
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Industrial Design in Education. Student Manual.
Micklus, C. Samuel
Background, principles, and procedures of industrial design are presented in this student manual. Chapter I describes the emergence of industrial design as a profession and emphasizes specific designers and their contributions to the field. A twenty question objective test is included. Chapter II presents ten principles of well-designed products. Five student activities (creative problem-solving, re-design, and critique exercise) and a twenty question objective test are included. Two industrial design case studies and a twenty question objective test comprise chapter III. Chapter IV describes the design problem-solving process. Problem stating, alternative statements, ideation, brainstorming and the Teague approach are presented. Three student activities are included. Visual communications in the design process are described in chapter V. Topics include sketching, perspective, incorrect proportion, improper conveyance, convergence, visual distortion, drawing shapes, rendering, line drawings, and matting. The use of models is covered in chapter VI including preliminary study models, appearance evaluation models, modelmaking tips, contour drawing, and working drawing. The concluding chapter describes the use of presentations as a means of conveying ideas to others. A related document, CE 018 579, the teacher's manual, is available separately. (JH)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Design, Guidelines, High Schools, History, Industrial Arts, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Models, Objective Tests, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Visual Arts
New Jersey Vocational-Technical Curriculum Laboratory, Building 4103, Kilmer Campus, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 ($5.25 plus postage)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Glassboro State Coll., NJ.
Note: Not available in hard copy because photographic illustrations distributed throughout the document will not reproduce well; For a related document see CE 018 579