ICT Supported Collaboration and User Involvement in the Building Process

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Builds upon the knowledge acquired in the modules on the 1st semester or the like.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Methods for user involvement in creative and innovative design of buildings within and between enterprises
  • Methods for user involvement in system development
  • Evaluation paradigms in system development
  • Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality environments

Skills

  • Perform specification, development and testing of ICT-supported user environments for collaboration and communication
  • Identify user needs and perform system evaluation
  • Use the conceptual modelling methods and system development procedures as e.g. Contextual Design
  • Facilitate user-driven innovation in the construction process
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the structure and properties of augmented, virtual and mixed reality systems
  • Apply theories and methods for specifying user needs and system requirements
  • Apply theories and methods for system evaluating
  • Explain how end-users can be involved in system development

Competences

  • Participate actively in the planning and implementation of processes, which include specification, development and testing of ICT-supported user environments and workflows for cooperation and communication between different actors.

Type of instruction

Project work with supervision supplemented with workshops, presentation seminars and other forms of active learning.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS project module, the workload is expected to be 450 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examICT Supported Collaboration and User Involvement in the Building Process
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Oral examination based on presentation seminar and project report.
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleIKT-støttet samarbejde og brugerinddragelse i byggeprocessen
Module codeB-BL-K2-6
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module
Time allocation for external examinersB

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Civil Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science