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McCall, Raymond Associate Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. McCall's research is focused on computer-supported capture, management and use of design rationale and related graphical information. He created the first hypertext system for design rationale and has integrated this functionality with computer-aided design graphics within the framework of net-centric computing. Dr. McCall also works on theories of the nature and structure of design processes. His current work focuses on automated parsing of design discourse and on the role of situated reasoning in promoting creativity in design. He has also done extensive work on the use of computers to support the design of extraterrestrial habitats.

keywords

  • computer-aided design, design rationale, design theory and methodology, hypermedia systems, participatory design, collaborative design, graphic grammars, design computation, computer-aided education, design of extraterrestrial habitats

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • ENVD 1052 - Design and Communication 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Using both lectures and drawing exercises, this class extends understandings of the representational conventions used by the design professions through its introduction to the possibilities offered by emerging digital techniques for the depiction of designed artifacts and environments, allowing students to extend and enhance their understandings of advanced practices for design visualization, representation and communication. Recommended corequisites: ENVD 1004 and ENVD 2001.
  • ENVD 1102 - Design and Communication 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Using both lectures and drawing exercises, this class extends understandings of the representational conventions used by the design professions through its introduction to the possibilities offered by traditional techniques for the advanced practices for design visualization, representation, and communication. Recommended corequisites: ENVD 1104 and ENVD 2003.
  • ENVD 4052 - Digital Presentation and Portfolio
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2019
    Introductory course creating interactive web sites. Covers use of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Flash to create linked pages containing text, images animations, menus, and buttons. Covers principles of site navigation, page layout, and graphic design for designers and planners.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)