Through the module, students will acquire knowledge, skills and competences in relation to the areas of user analysis and pilot studies with particular emphasis on user analysis and pilot studies in relation to the development of ICT for supporting work, knowledge and learning processes.
The module will introduce students to user analysis, user-system interaction and pilot studies within the fields of ICT innovation, design and development, which are areas of core competence within the field of informatics. This includes acquisition and application of knowledge on digital practice, organisational culture, digital culture and cognitive, conative and emotive aspects of the undertaking of user analyses and pilot studies with a view to qualifying operational processes and organisational change.
The module comprises teaching within the following areas:
Academic supervision will be offered in connection with the problem oriented project work.
In this module students will acquire knowledge of:
In this module students will acquire skills in:
In this module students will acquire competences in:
|Name of exam||User Practice, User Analysis and Pilot Studies|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectThe examination is a conversation between the student(s) and the examiner and external examiner based on a project report produced individually or in a group. The project report/written work will be considered the shared responsibility of the group. Students will be examined and assessed on the basis of the entire project report, and one combined grade will be awarded each student for the project report and the oral performance.
Literature foundation: 1500 standard pages supervisor approved, self-selected literature related to the project.
The project report: the total number of pages must be no less than 15 pages and no more than 20 pages per student in a project group, and 30 pages if written individually.
Duration of examination: 20 minutes per student and 10 minutes per group for assessment and announcement of result, although no longer than a total of two hours. 30 minutes in total for individual examinations.
Any re-examinations will be held on the basis of the revised project report.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||External examination|
|Criteria of assessment||At oral group examinations, the examination must be conducted
in such a way that individual
assessment of each individual student’s performance is ensured.
The project report and the conversation must demonstrate that the student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above.
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||User Practice, User Analysis and Pilot Studies|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Communication and Digital Media|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Humanities|