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Approaches to learning adopted by students of architecture – a classification

Iyer, Ashok Ganapathy 2016. Approaches to learning adopted by students of architecture – a classification. Presented at: The 2nd BUiD Doctoral Research Conference 2016, Dubai, UAE, 14 May 2016. Published in: Pinnington, Ashly, Boussabaine, Halim, David, Solomon and Kolo, Abba eds. The 2nd BUiD Doctoral Research Conference 2016, Conference Proceedings Extended Abstracts and Conference Papers. BDRC 2016 Dubai UAE: The British University in Dubai, pp. 366-377.

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The paper explores the ongoing PhD research work being done to classify the students’ approaches to learning in architectural education through an international perspective. The research hypothesis and Phenomenography - the qualitative methodology used for this research are explored; in addition to learning approaches in architectural education are reviewed. The results of the pilot study conducted to understand the phenomenographic approach are discussed with reference to earlier studies in higher and university education. The paper attempts to present ‘the way forward,’ by initiating a discussion within the research community on this research journey adopted in search of this classification.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: Architecture
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Phenomenography, Approaches to Learning, Architectural Education
Publisher: The British University in Dubai
ISBN: 978-9948-02-481-1
Funders: Al Maktoum Foundation, Dubai Duty Free, Atkins, RTA, DAEP, Al Sahel Cont. LLC, DIAC
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Date of First Compliant Deposit: 4 January 2017
Last Modified: 08 May 2019 01:58

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