Responsible and Innovative Knowledge Production


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Bachelor's degree.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Students who complete this module can:

Learning objectives


  • explain how discourses, institutions and professions have historically shaped the conceptual landscape of innovative and responsible knowledge production
  • identify and explain different theories relevant for analysis and discussion of responsible and innovative technology
  • explain the role of technological experts in innovative and responsible knowledge production


  • draw connections between responsibility and innovation
  • analyse and evaluate cases dealing with responsible and innovative knowledge production


  • transfer knowledge and skills achieved in the module to suggest concrete responsible and innovative solutions to different kinds of problems
  • disseminate obtained knowledge to other researchers.

Type of instruction

Teaching is a combination of lectures, group assignments, individual presentations and study groups.



Name of examResponsible and Innovative Knowledge Production
Type of exam
Active participation/continuous evaluation
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAre described in the Framework Provisions.

Facts about the module

Danish titleAnsvarlig og innovativ vidensproduktion
Module codeTBITANK12103
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudyboard for Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Planning
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design