In this course students improve reading skills by analyzing core literature in the field of design.
Typical topics covered include creativity, typography, abstract modeling, visual storytelling, and the relationship between art and design. Students will learn to recognize transitions and keywords to find main ideas and improve fluency. Vocabulary derivation skills, inference skills, and dissection of the author’s opinion are heavily emphasized. Design and ID specific terminology will also be introduced to improve critical discussion skills.
Improving design specific:
- Reading strategies
- Critical thinking
- Analyze and synthesizing topics
- Preparing questions and points of discussion