CCOG for MUC 105 Spring 2024

Course Number:
MUC 105
Course Title:
Enclosures II: Design & Culture
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Course Description

Introduces principles and frameworks for production of enclosures for custom MIDI controllers and interfaces. Explores design of objects that provide a desirable user experience and resonate with history and culture. Prerequisites: MUC 104. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Define and implement foundational, contemporary, conventional, and experimental principles of design, producing a physical object.
  2. Identify examples of effective design from various periods of history.

Course Activities and Design

1. Lecture

2. Demonstration

3. Hands-on learning

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Evaluation of physical object produced, applying design criteria and frameworks taught.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • UX design
  • internal mounting
  • prototyping
  • artistic critique process