Introduction to Design History – QUT

This unit encompasses a broad survey of the history of design from the civilizations of antiquity to the opening of the 20th century – including architecture, industrial design, interior design and landscape architecture. It is a first year foundation unit and serves as preparation for more detailed and specialised studies in history and theory in subsequent years. Key designs, ideas and artefacts and the aesthetic, environmental, technological, socio-cultural and political factors that related to their production will be analysed.

Head tutor:
Management and coordination of the instructors’ team (10 tutors). Design of the weekly tutorial content. Tasks also included organising and running moderation meetings as well as assisting the unit coordinator.

Tasks include teaching weekly tutorials, running workshops and activities, providing students with feedback on their assessments, marking.

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