Mediating Reality - Interaction

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

1st semester or similar

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Explore the chosen specialisation from a formal perspective with a focus on exploring the relationships between real and artificially generated stimuli. Develop and evaluate an application in the chosen specialisation investigating this issue in terms of either: 1) emulating reality, 2) enhancing reality or virtuality, or 3) transforming reality into novel forms of expression and aesthetics.

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to understand, describe and distinguish between core elements in sensor technology and mapping of information
  • Must be able to understand parameters for technology mediated interaction and interactions in public social environments
  • Must be able to understand fundamentals of embodied interaction and physical interface design

Skills

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to analyse and compare the state of the art in tangible and embodied interaction
  • Must be able to apply scientific methods for assessing the quality of their solution
  • Must be able to apply knowledge to the design and implement spatial interactive installations and embodied and/or interactive artifacts
  • Must be able to synthesize state of the art sensor technologies
  • Must be able to evaluate the feasibility of their solution in terms of cost/benefit and social impact

Competences

Students who complete the module will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to compare, select and analyse relevant sensor technologies
  • Must be able to evaluate and apply signal processing methods
  • Must be able to synthesize knowledge in various forms of scientific documentation
  • Must be able to evaluate ethical consideration of applying advanced sensor technologies

 

Type of instruction

Academically supervised student-governed problem oriented project work.

Exam

Exams

Name of examMediating Reality - Interaction
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
In accordance with the current Framework Provisions and directions on examination from the Study Board for Media Technology:
Oral examination with external censor based on a written project report and a media-technological product plus an A/V production that illustrates and summarizes the project.

The assessment is performed in accordance with the 7-point grading scale.
ECTS15
Permitted aids
With certain aids, see list below
See semester description
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria for the evaluation are specified in the Framework Provisions.

Facts about the module

Danish titleMediering af virkeligheden - interaktion
Module codeMSNMINM2141
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen, Campus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Media Technology
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design