Design and Markets

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds upon knowledge obtained in the first semester project.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must be able to understand technology as socio-technical systems where the context of use is pivotal for the value of communication, media and information (CMI) technologies
  • Must have knowledge on new organisational forms, new business concepts and changes in the market conditions together with new methods for involving users in the design of communication, media and information technology solutions

Skills

  • Must be able to identify and apply relevant theories for the synthesis and evaluation of the studied situation
  • Must be able to apply knowledge of green ICT and managerial economics as presented in the mandatory semester courses
  • Must be able to identify situations of CMI technology related implications for the market
  • Must be able to analyse the conditions and implications of use of communication, media and information technologies for individual users, groups, organisations and society by drawing on technical, organisational and techno-economic perspectives

Competences

  • Must have the competencies to distinguish between design and market implications at individual, group, organisational or societal level
  • Must have the competencies to perform and analysis of the conditions and implications of communication, media and information technologies in a specific market context
  • Must have the competencies to combine theories from different technology, organisational and socio-technical areas to create a multi-faceted understanding of the “problem”
  • Must have the competencies to focus on a particular situation of use or a new phenomenon related to new CMI technologies; it could be the conditions and implications related to an organisation engaging in outsourcing, or it could be the conditions and needs for new standards

Type of instruction

Project work

Exam

Exams

Name of examDesign and Markets
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
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 titleDesign og markeder
Module codeESNICTEK2P2
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design