APFY

1011

Integrative Seminar 2

Parsons Paris: Paris First Year

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Integrative Seminar 2

Spring 2019

Taught By: Celia Galey

Section: PC1

CRN: 4464

Credits: 3

In Integrative Seminar 2, the skills acquired in Integrative Seminar 1 are expanded through the introduction of a wide variety of research methods–both digital and analog–and in projects that are shared with Integrative Studio 2. Students use digital tools and online platforms along with fieldwork to extend the research and creative problem-solving undertaken in class. Using methods such as interviews, visual research, online sources, libraries, experiments, and first hand observation, students are exposed to the multiple ways in which a topic can be researched. This course offers options that align with the research approaches used within the different schools at Parsons, as follows: Community Engagement How do we experience design? What does it mean to engage in a community -- in a city, with a group, in shaping an organization, in reconfiguring a service -- as a designer? Under this theme students will begin to unearth the complex systems that connect design to behaviors. Constructed Environments How does the built environment shape our contexts and, by extension, our understanding? What potential lies in an interior's design? How does a product instruct a user? When does a building determine action? Students will explore the interconnectedness of large-scale thinking with on-the-ground user experience to explore the complexity of a designer's engagement. Fashion How does fashion speak? What information do we derive from a seemingly simple, yet utterly complex system of material, image, body, history and site within the social and global sphere? Students will engage with such complexities while interrogating new ways to approach topics such as form, beauty and sustainability. Visual Culture How are messages embedded in visual culture? How, in turn, are photographs, videos, illustrations, performances, graphic novels, sculptures, technological innovations - and more - used to communicate an idea or position? And what might it mean to make something that doesn't fit into any one category as we know it? Students will explore interdisciplinarity, collaborative making, the productivity of creative failures, and more. Open to: Parsons First Year students. Open to Sophomore, Junior and Senior students with permission only.

College: Parsons Paris (CP)

Department: Paris First Year (APFY)

Campus: Paris (PC)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:10pm 5/24/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 4:20pm - 7:00pm

Building: Parsons Paris

Room: 300

Date Range: 1/24/2019 - 5/9/2019

Integrative Seminar 2

Spring 2019

Taught By: Emmanuel Cohen

Section: PC2

CRN: 4465

Credits: 3

In Integrative Seminar 2, the skills acquired in Integrative Seminar 1 are expanded through the introduction of a wide variety of research methods–both digital and analog–and in projects that are shared with Integrative Studio 2. Students use digital tools and online platforms along with fieldwork to extend the research and creative problem-solving undertaken in class. Using methods such as interviews, visual research, online sources, libraries, experiments, and first hand observation, students are exposed to the multiple ways in which a topic can be researched. This course offers options that align with the research approaches used within the different schools at Parsons, as follows: Community Engagement How do we experience design? What does it mean to engage in a community -- in a city, with a group, in shaping an organization, in reconfiguring a service -- as a designer? Under this theme students will begin to unearth the complex systems that connect design to behaviors. Constructed Environments How does the built environment shape our contexts and, by extension, our understanding? What potential lies in an interior's design? How does a product instruct a user? When does a building determine action? Students will explore the interconnectedness of large-scale thinking with on-the-ground user experience to explore the complexity of a designer's engagement. Fashion How does fashion speak? What information do we derive from a seemingly simple, yet utterly complex system of material, image, body, history and site within the social and global sphere? Students will engage with such complexities while interrogating new ways to approach topics such as form, beauty and sustainability. Visual Culture How are messages embedded in visual culture? How, in turn, are photographs, videos, illustrations, performances, graphic novels, sculptures, technological innovations - and more - used to communicate an idea or position? And what might it mean to make something that doesn't fit into any one category as we know it? Students will explore interdisciplinarity, collaborative making, the productivity of creative failures, and more. Open to: Parsons First Year students. Open to Sophomore, Junior and Senior students with permission only.

College: Parsons Paris (CP)

Department: Paris First Year (APFY)

Campus: Paris (PC)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:10pm 5/24/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:20pm - 7:00pm

Building: Parsons Paris

Room: 300

Date Range: 1/22/2019 - 5/7/2019

Integrative Seminar 2

Spring 2019

Taught By: Lorraine Audric

Section: PC3

CRN: 4469

Credits: 3

In Integrative Seminar 2, the skills acquired in Integrative Seminar 1 are expanded through the introduction of a wide variety of research methods–both digital and analog–and in projects that are shared with Integrative Studio 2. Students use digital tools and online platforms along with fieldwork to extend the research and creative problem-solving undertaken in class. Using methods such as interviews, visual research, online sources, libraries, experiments, and first hand observation, students are exposed to the multiple ways in which a topic can be researched. This course offers options that align with the research approaches used within the different schools at Parsons, as follows: Community Engagement How do we experience design? What does it mean to engage in a community -- in a city, with a group, in shaping an organization, in reconfiguring a service -- as a designer? Under this theme students will begin to unearth the complex systems that connect design to behaviors. Constructed Environments How does the built environment shape our contexts and, by extension, our understanding? What potential lies in an interior's design? How does a product instruct a user? When does a building determine action? Students will explore the interconnectedness of large-scale thinking with on-the-ground user experience to explore the complexity of a designer's engagement. Fashion How does fashion speak? What information do we derive from a seemingly simple, yet utterly complex system of material, image, body, history and site within the social and global sphere? Students will engage with such complexities while interrogating new ways to approach topics such as form, beauty and sustainability. Visual Culture How are messages embedded in visual culture? How, in turn, are photographs, videos, illustrations, performances, graphic novels, sculptures, technological innovations - and more - used to communicate an idea or position? And what might it mean to make something that doesn't fit into any one category as we know it? Students will explore interdisciplinarity, collaborative making, the productivity of creative failures, and more. Open to: Parsons First Year students. Open to Sophomore, Junior and Senior students with permission only.

College: Parsons Paris (CP)

Department: Paris First Year (APFY)

Campus: Paris (PC)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:10pm 5/24/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 1:30pm - 4:10pm

Building: Parsons Paris

Room: 502

Date Range: 1/24/2019 - 5/9/2019

Integrative Seminar 2

Spring 2019

Taught By: Lorraine Audric

Section: PC4

CRN: 5602

Credits: 3

In Integrative Seminar 2, the skills acquired in Integrative Seminar 1 are expanded through the introduction of a wide variety of research methods–both digital and analog–and in projects that are shared with Integrative Studio 2. Students use digital tools and online platforms along with fieldwork to extend the research and creative problem-solving undertaken in class. Using methods such as interviews, visual research, online sources, libraries, experiments, and first hand observation, students are exposed to the multiple ways in which a topic can be researched. This course offers options that align with the research approaches used within the different schools at Parsons, as follows: Community Engagement How do we experience design? What does it mean to engage in a community -- in a city, with a group, in shaping an organization, in reconfiguring a service -- as a designer? Under this theme students will begin to unearth the complex systems that connect design to behaviors. Constructed Environments How does the built environment shape our contexts and, by extension, our understanding? What potential lies in an interior's design? How does a product instruct a user? When does a building determine action? Students will explore the interconnectedness of large-scale thinking with on-the-ground user experience to explore the complexity of a designer's engagement. Fashion How does fashion speak? What information do we derive from a seemingly simple, yet utterly complex system of material, image, body, history and site within the social and global sphere? Students will engage with such complexities while interrogating new ways to approach topics such as form, beauty and sustainability. Visual Culture How are messages embedded in visual culture? How, in turn, are photographs, videos, illustrations, performances, graphic novels, sculptures, technological innovations - and more - used to communicate an idea or position? And what might it mean to make something that doesn't fit into any one category as we know it? Students will explore interdisciplinarity, collaborative making, the productivity of creative failures, and more. Open to: Parsons First Year students. Open to Sophomore, Junior and Senior students with permission only.

College: Parsons Paris (CP)

Department: Paris First Year (APFY)

Campus: Paris (PC)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 7:10pm 5/24/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 1:30pm - 4:10pm

Building: Parsons Paris

Room: 201

Date Range: 1/21/2019 - 5/13/2019