Week No:

Date:

Topic:

Week 1

26-September-2018

Introduction to the Course

Week 2

03-October-2018

Cognition: Scope and Definition

Week 3

10-October-2018

Cognition: Cognitive Theories of  Storing Information (Schema Theory)

Cognition: Cognitive Schemas

Week 4

17-October-2018

No Class Due to Conference

Week 5

24-October-2018

Cognition and Culture: Situated Cognition Theory and the Relationship of Culture and Cognition

Week 6

31-October-2018

Cognition and Culture: Cultural Schemas (Aa a Subset of Cognitive Schemas)

Week 7

07-November-2018

Cognition and Creativity: Cognitive Characteristics of Creativity and Design

Week 8

14-November-2018

Cognition and Creativity: A Cognitive Definition of Design Problem and the Role of Creativity in Design

Week 9

21-November-2018

Midterm

Week 10

28-November-2018

Cognition and Creativity: Role of Cognitive Schemas in Creativity and Design - Types of Cognitive Schemas in Creativity and Design

Week 11

05-December-2018

Cognition, Creativity and Culture: The Cognitive Role of Cultural Schemas in Creativity and Design

Week 12

12-December-2018

Cognition, Creativity and Culture in Design Education: Design education and pedagogy

Week 13

19-December-2018

Cognition, Creativity and Culture in Design Education: The Cognitive role of Prior Knowledge and Cultural Schemas in Architectural Design Education

Week 14

26-December-2018

Cognition, Creativity and Culture in Design Education: The Methods and Models of Activating Prior Knowledge in Design Education

Week 15

To be announced later

Final Exam