Module title: Design for Makerspaces

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: DES11145
Module leader: Malcolm Innes
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Design Photography and Advertising


Description of module content:

This module explores design for makerspaces and redistributed (re)manufacture. With the convergence of digital fabrication and traditional making methods, it aims to develop your skills and knowledge in the use of materials and processes. You will explore and develop design outcomes for restorative economic modes and social-entrepreneurship. You will also explore the empowering potential of open access resources for locally and community focused production and repair. You will develop safe and sustainable practices for makerspaces.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Critically engage with design and digital making processes
LO2: Generate ideas and design proposals through makerspace prototyping processes
LO3: Critically explore entrepreneurial opportunities afforded by makerspaces and redistributed manufacture and fabrication
LO4: Critically exploit redistributed manufacture and fabrication for restorative economic modes
LO5: Critically reflect on making outcomes in relation to entrepreneurial contexts and sustainability

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