Art and Technology Concept Design

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Module contents: The module “Art Concept Design” focuses on concept design processes and method development of interactive installations and/or place-based events. The module introduces academic methods such as qualitative or quantitative of research and analysis and methods of artistic experimental creativity as measures in artistic concept development processes. Furthermore, the module introduces oral and written presentation techniques.

Courses: In connection with the module, courses may be offered within the following areas:

  • Method Design and Analysis
  • Concept Design and Diagrams

Learning objectives

Knowledge

During this module, students should acquire basic knowledge about

  • various qualitative methods in relation to the analysis and understanding of users, places and their usages, etc.
  • quantitative methods in relation to the analysis and understanding of users, places and their usages, etc.
  • theories and methods of artistic and experimental practices

Skills

During this module, students should acquire skills in

  • conceptualizing various forms of interactive or relational experience
  • employing and combining various methods of concept development
  • presenting artistic concepts to various target groups

Competences

During this module, students should acquire competencies in

  • designing and conceptualizing interactive installation and/or place-based events
  • handling complexity related to concept design processes
  • identifying own learning needs and to structure own learning related to concept design.

Type of instruction

Method of working: Individual work in relation to course activities

Exam

Exams

Name of examArt and Technology Concept Design
Type of exam
Written and oral exam
The examination is a free assignment, which is evaluated by one examiner and awarded a pass/fail grade.

For the examination students have to submit a written presentation of an artistic concept within the subject field of Art & Technology. The written part must not exceed 5 pages. The oral examination consists of a student presentation followed by a discussion between the student and the examiner.

In case of a Fail grade, an additional examiner will also evaluate the assignment.

The examination may be substituted by satisfactory and active participation in
courses, i.e. 80% presence and submission of all assignments set during the course.
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe examination should demonstrate that the student has fulfilled the objectives outlined above.

Facts about the module

Danish titleKonceptudvikling for oplevelsesteknologi
Module codeBAART201510
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
3. semester
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Art & Technology
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities