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CIU281 - Emerging trends and critical topics in interaction design
Emerging trends and critical topics in interaction design
 
Syllabus adopted 2020-02-20 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPIDE
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Pass with distinction (5), Pass with credit (4), Pass (3), Fail
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology
Department: 37 - COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING


Teaching language: English
Application code: 23122
Open for exchange students: Yes
Block schedule: D
Maximum participants: 45

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0116 Written and oral assignments 3,0c Grading: UG   3,0c    
0216 Project 4,5c Grading: TH   4,5c    

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

Examiner:

Gordana Dodig Crnkovic

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Eligibility

General entry requirements for Master's level (second cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

English 6 (or by other approved means with the equivalent proficiency level)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

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
Get familiar with and get insights into current trends in interaction design.
Get familiar with and get insights into novel technological solutions relevant for interaction design.
Skills and abilities
Analyze, discuss and sketch
designs in relation to a certain trend.
Analyze, discuss and sketch the use of novel technical solutions.
Read, analyze and extract relevant content from academic literature.
Judgment and approach
Discuss societal and ethical consequences of a certain trend, design or technical solution.

Content

Current trends in interaction design.
Novel (emergent) technologies relevant for interaction design.
Different views and approaches in regard to novel trends and technologies.
Systematic and practical exploration and communication of ideas within a design space.
Reading and understanding of academic literature and search for the current state of the art and practice presented on the web and in the media.

Organisation

The course is held in English. It consists of lectures, group work and seminars, where students are expected to participate actively. It contains a mandatory, individual design project that runs throughout the course.

Literature

Relevant academic literature complemented with trustworthy web references and media concerning the actual topic.

Examination including compulsory elements

The course is examined partly by written or oral assignments, and partly via a design project running through the course, that is examined in the end of the course. In order to pass the course, both these parts must be passed.


Published: Mon 28 Nov 2016.