Project in Conceptual Design of an ICT Application (P0)

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students who complete P0 project unit will have gained their first experience in using the problem-based learning method. Furthermore, students will be introduced to the discipline of IT, communication and new media.

The students will be required to present a general conceptual design of an ICT application. The concept must include a business model, considerations on user friendliness, a SWOT analysis and an actor analysis. An example of an ICT-based application suitable for the project is an e-shop selling goods or services via web portal or a mobile portal. Furthermore, the students will be required to prepare a written P0 process analysis.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge about typical work processes in a problem based project
  • Must have knowledge about the basic principles in scientific work, e.g., academic honesty
  • Must have knowledge of what the subject of IT, Communication and New Media includes
  • Must have knowledge about the concept of user friendliness
  • Must be able to understand the concept of problem based learning
 

Skills

  • Must be able to analyse individual as well as organisational learning processes
  • Must be able to organise a short period (less than a month) of collaboration in-group and with supervisor
  • Must be able to communicate the reflections and results of the problem based project work: orally, graphically and in writing
  • Must be able to apply problem based learning in group work
  • Must be able to perform a simple SWOT analysis
 

Competences

  • Must be able to reflect upon the problem oriented and problem based learning approach taken throughout the study
  • Must be able to document the results achieved during the project in a report
  • Must be able to cooperate with other students during the project period and make a joint presentation of the results achieved in the project.
  • Must be able to reflect upon different ways of presenting results achieved with the project in writing, orally, and graphically.

Exam

Exams

Name of examProject in Conceptual Design of an ICT Application (P0)
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations
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Facts about the module

Danish titleProjekt i konceptuelt design af en IKT-applikation (P0)
Module codeESNITCOB1P1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
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