Positioning design profession in a belief system: an approach to integrate tawhidic principles in design learning and practice

Ab. Aziz Shuaib, and Olalere Folasayo Enoch, (2013) Positioning design profession in a belief system: an approach to integrate tawhidic principles in design learning and practice. International Journal of Learning & Development, 3 (1). pp. 49-55. ISSN 2164-4063

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Abstract

Tawhidic principles are concepts of al-iman (belief), al-ilm (knowledge) and al-amal (pious acts and efforts). Al-iman is the belief in the existence of one God and creator, with a commitment to his teachings and revelations. Therefore, design which is believed to be value based requires a holistic approach as this will help in observing the built and natural environment using critical eyes and mind; and also build highly effective habits in designers as a local player to address local issues and as a global player for the betterment of the world. In the light of this, this paper seeks the knowledge regarding belief system, gives the general overview of tawhidic principles, illuminates on design learning and finally tried to integrate tawhidic principles in design learning and practice by proposing five approaches that can be used in design practice.

Item Type: Non-Indexed Article
Subject Heading: Tacit knowledge
Keywords: Design learning - Formal and informal education - Tacit knowledge - Tawhidic - Belief system
Faculty: Faculty of Creative Technology and Heritage
Deposited By: En. Pahmi Abdullah
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2012 14:46
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2015 08:35
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/1141

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