Distributed Technological Design

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has completed this module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • has obtained insight in selected exemplary technological domains and how they may contribute to realise sustainable design solutions
  • has insight in existing design solutions and challenges within the exemplary domain  
  • has gained insight in the technical options and models used within the technical sciences in making solutions operational

Skills

  • is able to identify resources in distributed networks of technical, economic and competence capabilities and concepts
  • can analyse existing or new value chains and identify the organisational coordination and collaboration needed to realise changes within these
  • can understand, analyse and make useful contemporary concepts like platforms, architectures, digitalisation as well as radical and distributed innovation and design

Competences

  • is able to synthesise knowledge from a diversity of technological domains and discuss the possibilities for developing sustainable designs of distributed products and systems
  • is able to consider conceptualisation strategies for design solutions across objects worlds and point at the challenges for creating temporary stabilised distributed networks
  • is able to formulate requirements for a technology in order to obtain sustainable design solutions to a given problem

Type of instruction

Lectures, exercises, case analysis and dialogue with exemplary technological domains. The course is carried out in collaboration with diverse technological domains.



Exam

Exams

Name of examDistributed Technological Design
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Either written, oral or both. This will be determined in the semester
description.
ECTS5
Permitted aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria for evaluation are stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titleDistribueret teknologisk design
Module codeTBISDK17105
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudyboard for Techno-Anthropology, Sustainable Design and Integrated Food studies
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
SchoolSchool of Architecture, Design and Planning