The module will introduce students to design of ICT and IA directed towards organisational practice or another professional practice. The module comprises teaching within the following areas: system design with particular emphasis on interaction design, user-driven system development and system development methods in theory and practice, and formal models for preparing and communicating design solutions (for example blueprints, UML etc.).
In the module the students will acquire knowledge of:
Theory and methods of system development
User-driven techniques and tools
formalisation and categorisation as regards formal models for the preparation, visualisation and communication of design solutions.
In the module the students will acquire skills in:
assessing strategies and methods for system development and system design on the basis of user needs and/or costumer needs and knowledge of the disciplinary theories and methods.
choosing suitable strategies and methods for system development and system design directed towards various domains
data collection and analysis as regards system development and system design
applying formal models for the preparation and communication of system development and system design
communicating system development and system design to peers and others.
In the module the students will acquire competences in:
taking an analytical, reflective and critical approach to the preconditions for system development and system design
taking an analytical, reflective and critical approach to system development and system design
engaging in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration on system development and system design, with a professional approach
identifying own learning needs and structuring own learning in relation to the subject area of system development and system design.
|Name of exam||Design of information architectur|
|Type of exam|
Written examThe test takes the form of a set take-home assignment to be handed in after 3 days. On the basis of the module, students will respond to one or a number of questions and assignments within the subject area of the module. The assignment paper must demonstrate that the student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above. The assignment paper must not exceed ten pages, and it must be prepared individually.
Literature foundation: 1000 standard pages supervisor approved, self-selected literature related to the project.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The study elements on which the examination is based is equivalent to 10 ECTS. In the evaluation of the examination performance, the grade 12 will only be awarded to students who give an excellent performance and demonstrate that they have fulfilled the above objectives exhaustively or with only few insignificant omissions.|
|Danish title||Design af informationsarkitektur|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Communication and Digital Media|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|