The Impact of Curriculum on Architectural Students Visual Thinking

Nahedh Al-Qemaqchi, Maha (2021) The Impact of Curriculum on Architectural Students Visual Thinking. The Scientific Journal of Cihan University.

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There is no doubt that education has a significant impact on students and the development of their intellectual abilities. Education in universities is expressed in a clear curriculum comprised of a group of academic syllabuses that work collaboratively to establish thinking style and guide graduates' performance in accordance with the requirements of the science field and the educational institution's vision. The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that visual thinking output is an acquired intellectual activity in architecture schools, which is promoted by the advancement of the educational process. A sample of students from architectural department at Iraqi (TIU) university in the five stages were given a series of visual thinking tests, and the curriculum of that department was analyzed using (Linkography) to determine the number of links between academic items within the same curricula. Then, using descriptive statistics as a method, extrapolate the relationship between students' visual thinking output and academic syllabuses and its upgrading, to arrive at a collection of findings. The most intriguing aspect is that students' abilities grow in stages as the number of academic syllabuses and their interconnections in the teaching curriculum increases.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Visual thinking, Teaching curriculum, Linkography, Architecture syllabuses
Subjects: Engineering > Architectural Engineering
Depositing User: TIU ePrints Admin
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2022 11:11
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2022 08:03

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