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CIU280 - Emerging trends and critical topics in interaction design
 
Syllabus adopted 2015-02-11 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPIDE
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology
Department: 60 - APPLIED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

This course round is cancelled


Teaching language: English
Open for exchange students

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0114 Written and oral assignments 3,0c Grading: UG   3,0c    
0214 Examination 4,5c Grading: TH   4,5c    

In programs

MPIDE INTERACTION DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGIES, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (compulsory elective)
MPIDE INTERACTION DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGIES, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)

Examiner:

Univ lektor  Sus Lyckvi



Eligibility:


In order to be eligible for a second cycle course the applicant needs to fulfil the general and specific entry requirements of the programme that owns the course. (If the second cycle course is owned by a first cycle programme, second cycle entry requirements apply.)
Exemption from the eligibility requirement: Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling these requirements.

Aim

After the course, the student will have good insights in current trends and novel research areas within interaction design. The aim is that the student will be able to become, and keep, up to date with ongoing research and develipment within the interaction design field. The actual course content will thus change from time to time.  

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

Knowledge and understanding
Give an account of current trends in interaction design
Give an account of novel technological innovations relevant for interaction design.

Skills and abilities
Analyze and discuss designs in relation to a certain trend
Analyze and discuss the use of novel technical solutions
Read and analyze scientific papers, and extract the relevant content.

Judgment and approach
Be able to conclude and discuss the ethical and societal consequences of a certain trend, design or technical innovation.

Content

Current trends in interaction design
Novel technological innovations relevant for interaction design
Different views and approaches in regard to novel trends and technologies

How to read and understand scientific papers

Organisation

The course consists of lectures, seminars and literature discussions, and students are expected to participate actively.

Literature

Scientific papers

Examination

The course is being examined partly by written or oral assignments, and partly via a concluding home exam. In order to pass the course, both these parts must be passed. 


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