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Last approved: Mon, 23 May 2016 18:41:38 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Creative Photovoltaics
Creative Photovoltaics
Spring 2016
Course Type
Studio Course
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One of FA 1017, FA 1071, FA 1201 or FA 1601; or permission of the instructor


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Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.

These vary by studio area but include costs such as model fees, lumber and ground materials for certain projects, computer software access for all students, printer ink, and darkroom chemicals.

The fabrication process of solar devices and the parameters of solar cells in design and art applications. Students build a small solar device and conceptualize innovative proposals for new solar technology solutions. Materials fee.
1. To learn proper scientific methodology including laboratory notebook practice and fundamental principles. 2. To learn hands-on how to work collaboratively across disciplines. 3. To understand the chemical processes behind Copper Indium Selenide Solar Device Fabrication. 4. To learn the process of fabricating Copper Indium Selenide Solar Devices in laboratory 5. To develop innovative thinking skills by putting the material to practice in the form of an Art or Design project.
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gharris (Tue, 03 Nov 2015 20:27:54 GMT): Rollback: Please revise course description. Description should be brief (1-2 sentences), written in the present tense, and include only the primary themes/topics to be covered. Please avoid using jargon. Also, the following is missing from the syllabus: (1) Required textbooks, materials and recommended readings; (2) Description of assignments and other course assessments that delineate how student performance will be evaluated; (3) A statement regarding accommodations for student with disabilities; (4) Reference to the GW Academic Integrity Code.
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