Megan Strickfaden, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sci - Human Ecology Dept

Fall Term 2021 (1770)

HECOL 490 - Independent Investigation in Human Ecology

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, VARIABLE)

Independent project or study of a topic in human ecology planned by the student with an instructor. Open to human ecology students only. Prerequisite: successful completion of *75, application to Department, and consent of Instructor.

LECTURE A2 (58301)
LAB D2 (58302)

HECOL 250 - Design Studies and Practices

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Explores the production of designed things as material culture from a human ecological perspective. Theories and practices of object production focus on design processes including visualization, communication, inspiration/influence, and interface in the context of two-and three-dimensional design. Students learn theories during lectures and apply these in hands-on design projects in the studio.

LECTURE A1 (40398)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
MWF 11:00 - 11:50 (GSB 2-11)

LAB D1 (40400)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
T 14:00 - 16:50 (HEB 1-30)

LAB D2 (40402)
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
W 14:00 - 16:50 (HEB 1-30)

Winter Term 2022 (1780)

HECOL 469 - Material Culture in Practice

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Explores how human ecological and material culture approaches contribute to the analysis of a range of contemporary issues in design practice. Prerequisite: *60

LECTURE X50 (67262)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
T 17:00 - 20:00 (HEB 3-01)


HECOL 569 - Material Culture in Practice

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Explores how human ecological and material culture approaches contribute to the analysis of a range of contemporary issues in design practice. Not to be taken if credit received for HECOL 469.

LECTURE X50 (76226)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
T 17:00 - 20:00 (HEB 3-01)


HECOL 661 - Perspectives on Material Culture and Design Studies

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3S-0)

A critical analysis of specific issues, theories, and perspectives that influence material culture and design studies, as fields of research and practice. This course looks into designed things, from clothing to urban environments, and is focused on supporting students as they explore issues and develop theories connected to their research.

SEMINAR B1 (75786)
2022-01-05 - 2022-04-08
W 14:00 - 16:50 (HEB 2-08)