The module offers an introduction to specific design tools that support and documents the design and development of information architecture. The module consists of a combination of lectures and hands- on exercises to introduce the students to specific tools and methods for supporting and documenting information architecture.
In the module the students will acquire knowledge of:
Tools for designing and developing information architecture
In the module the students will acquire skills in:
Selecting relevant tools for supporting and documenting the design of information architecture
Applying specific design tools in practice for designing and documentation of information architecture
In the module the students will acquire competences in:
Reflecting on own practice and documentation hereof
Identifying own learning needs and structuring own learning in relation to applying
|Name of exam||Design tools|
|Type of exam|
Written examThe test takes the form of a set take-home assignment to be handed in after 3 days. In the test, the student completes a designated task within the tools presented in the course. The assignment paper must demonstrate that the student fulfills the objectives for the module stated above.
Literature foundation: 500 standard pages supervisor approved, self-selected literature related to the project.
The project report and the conversation must demonstrate that the student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above.
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 5 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
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.
|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|