International Collaboration

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module “International Collaboration” is a theoretical and practical introduction to methods of collaboration with international art institutions and/or art and design companies, and its possibilities and challenges. The students learn how to organize and implement an international collaborative project. The teaching format is a workshop. The project is supported by relevant literature and case studies that thematize and discuss central ideas such as globalization, networked culture, and collaborative creativity.
Courses:

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

  • International Collaboration

Learning objectives

Knowledge

During this module, students should acquire:
Basic knowledge about

  • theories and methods of collaborative and networked creativity
  • the influence of globalization on media art
  • technological conditions and solutions of collaborative work.

Skills

Skills in

  • creating conceptual and technological frameworks for collaboration
  • devising concrete methods of collaboration on the basis of existing methodologies in the field.

Competences

Competencies in

  • analyzing existing conditions of collaboration including analysis of user groups and participating institutions
  • reflecting on present cultural-historical and media technological conditions and prospective solutions of international collaboration.

Type of instruction

Method of working: group work in relation to course activities and seminars.

Exam

Exams

Name of examInternational Collaboration
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.
Hand in: Individual.
Form of examination: c)
For the examination students have to submit a written presentation of an international collaboration project and a reflective report.
The written part must not exceed 10 pages.
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 titleInternational kollaboration
Module codeBAART201914
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
4. 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