Art and Technology Concept Design

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module focuses on concept design processes relevant to the development of art and technology projects. The module focuses on artistic methods such as artistic experimental creativity, as well as methods from i.e. interaction design, design thinking or similar, as measures in concept development processes. Furthermore, the module introduces presentation techniques for communicating art and technology concept designs to peers and collaboration partners.

Courses:

In connection with the module, courses may be offered within the following areas:

  • Art and technology concept design

Learning objectives

Knowledge

During this module, students should acquire:

Basic knowledge about

  • various approaches to ideation, creative methods and design methodstheories and methods of artistic and experimental practices
  • various qualitative methods in relation to the analysis and understanding of users, places and their usages, etc.
  • quantitative methods in relation to the analysis and understanding of users, places and their usages, etc.

Skills

Skills in

  • conceptualizing various forms of interactive or relational experience
  • employing and combining various methods of concept development
  • presenting artistic concepts to various target groups.

Competences

Competencies in

  • designing and conceptualizing interactive installation and/or place-based events
  • handling complexity related to concept design processes
  • identifying own learning needs and to structure own learning related to concept design.

Type of instruction

Method of working: Individual work in relation to course activities

Exam

Exams

Name of examArt and Technology Concept Design
Type of exam
Active participation/continuous evaluation
Active participation in the module’s series of lectures and other course related activities is required. Active participation is defined as reading of set literature, 80 % attendance of the module’s series of lectures and other course related activities, contribution to the module’s discussion sessions through presentations and active participation in discussions as well as hand in of all assignments.

Re-exam:
Written exam: For the examination students have to submit a written presentation of an artistic concept within the subject field of art and technology. The written part must not exceed 10 pages.
Form of examination: c)
Hand in: Individually or in groups.

The examination is a free assignment, which is evaluated by one examiner and awarded a pass/fail grade.
In case of a Fail grade, an additional examiner will also evaluate the assignment.
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe examination should demonstrate that the student has fulfilled the objectives outlined above.

Facts about the module

Danish titleKonceptudvikling for oplevelsesteknologi
Module codeBAART201910
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
3. semester
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Art & Technology
DepartmentDepartment of Communication and Psychology
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities