Play and Event


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Module contents: The module introduces various dramaturgies in relation to ludic events and participatory artefacts. Furthermore, the module introduces mobile technologies and their usage in play-based participatory event design.

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

  • Dramaturgy and Media II
  • Mobile Technologies

Learning objectives


During this module, students should acquire basic knowledge about

  • basic theories and dramaturgies of play-based design and events
  • various mobile technologies and their usage in ludic artefacts and events


During this module, students should acquire skills in

  • creating and describing concepts of play-based artefacts and events
  • using and employing mobile technologies


During this module, students should acquire competencies in

  • designing, implementing, and reflecting on ludic artefacts and events
  • applying ludic strategies to other fields.

Type of instruction

Groups in relation to course activities



Name of examPlay and Event
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is a free assignment, which is evaluated by one examiner and awarded apass/fail grade.

For the examination, students are required to produce a play-based artefact or event andhand-in a reflective report, which must not exceed 10 pages.

In case of a Fail grade, an additional examiner will also evaluate the assignment.

The examination may be substituted by satisfactory and active participation in
courses, i.e. 80% presence and submission of all assignments set during the course.
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 titleLeg og event
Module codeBAART201520
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
6. semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


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