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Methods of Inquiry

ARTDES 130 .2


Credit Hours: 3
Course Fee: $75
Instructor(s): Smotrich, Hannah
Schedule: TueThu 8:30a-10:45a
Modality: In-person


Fall 2021

Description: Methods of Inquiry is a process-based studio course in which students learn and practice a series of creative inquiry methods. Students learn different ways of approaching creative inquiry, drawing on and integrating creative methods from disciplines across the art and design spectrum. Course work includes learning how to effectively present project proposals, thoughtfully assess a project’s strengths and weaknesses, consider viable alternatives, and make informed decisions regarding solutions/​outcomes/​proposals. By the end of the semester, students will be able to employ multiple methods for finding and addressing meaningful creative problems and opportunities.

Frequency: This course is typically offered in both the fall and winter terms of every academic year, though scheduling may vary according to future term circumstances.