Staging co-design


Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Passed the courses Applied ethnography (Anvendt etnografi) and Co-design and user-involvement (Co-design og brugerinddragelse) or have similar qualifications

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

A student who has been through the module:

Learning objectives


  • has the knowledge of the latest internal research describing staging processes
  • has knowledge about user-centred approaches and co-design approaches and understand the differences between these approaches
  • is able to critically reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of engaging stakeholders in design processes


  • identify and use boundary objects in the staging of multidisciplinary dialogues
  • explain the significance in and for the involvement of different types of players in design processes
  • reflect on the difference between staging a dialogue 'in situ', or via a design laboratory and choose between the approaches
  • explain benefits and drawbacks in modern constellations promoting cross disciplinary collaboration
  • involve technological domain knowledge and strategic concerns


  • independently take professional responsibility of planning and staging processes of socio-technical dialogue
  • is able to critically reflect on own role as a facilitator of socio-technical dialogue processes and evaluate own performance

Type of instruction

Reading and analysing texts, lectures and cases, facilitating exercises etc.



Name of examStaging co-design
Type of exam
Written and oral exam
Permitted aids
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleIscenesættelse af co-design
Module codeTBISDK13105
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


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