Published by:
Deanship of Scientific Research
Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Amman, Jordan

ISSN (Print Version): 1684-0615

ISSN (Online Version): 2616-2814

Toward a Sustainable Architectural Education: The Case of Jordan


Volume 21, Issue No 2, 2018

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Pages: 9 - 25


Abstract


This study was commissioned by the Higher Education Accreditation Commission (HEAC) to assess the quality of the architecture education undergraduate program curriculum in Jordan in response to social, cultural, environmental and technological transformations. The key questions addressed in this study explore: - Sustainability of the curricula for architectural education towards professional practice. - Learning outcomes: Providing graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to meet the current professional demands of the market. - Program structure: curricular models for environmental education and digital architecture. This research examines the present curriculum framework based on certain benchmarks based on the application of several descriptive, qualitative and quantitative methods. The outcome aims at proposing useful orientation that includes more effective educational model to grant access to professional practice as developed by most regulatory bodies around the world.


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Architectural Education; Curriculum, Higher Education Accreditation Commission; Jordan.

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