During the project module the students will work with the development of experience design concepts (and prototypes) in media arts cultures, which will be focused on the 1 semester's identification of problems and relevant areas of attention within the field of media arts cultures - aesthetically, politically, socially, institutionally.
The module will enable the student to develop a theoretical and critical discourse analysing experience design processes, and use design-based methodologies to address problems within the field of media arts cultures.
During the semester, the students will be analyzing different examples of experience designs (or designs aimed for public use and consumption) and their contexts to develop a critical perception skills and engage in critical discourses; furthermore,students will be asked to engage in constructing their own experience design processes, whereby the acquisition of imaginative and visionary competencies are in focus.
Courses and teaching activities may be offered within in the following areas:
2nd semester project module "Experience Design in Media Arts Cultures" will prepare the student for 3rd semester’s theme of media creation and 4th semester’s master's thesis. The student must be able to reflect on the content of the module relative to the methodologies and theories of the field.
Professional guidance in problem-based learning will be offered in connection with the courses offered to support the project module.
|Name of exam||Experience Design in Media Arts Cultures: From Concept To Production|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectOral exam based on a project
Oral exam based on a written project-paper/report
The examination is conducted as a conversation between the student (s), the examiner and the external examiner based on a project-paper /report prepared by the student(s).
The exam must document that the student meets the learning goals of the module.
The project report/written work will be considered the shared responsibility of the group.
The project-paper/ report must not exceed 15 pages per. students, and if written individually it must not exceed 20 pages (page count is based on ‘normal page = 2400 strokes (signs and blanks)/page including all notes, however bibliography and appendices are not included in the page count)
Duration of examination: 20 minutes per student and 10 minutes per group for assessment and announcement of result, although no longer than a total of two hours. 30 minutes in total for individual examinations.
At oral group examinations, the examination must be conducted in such a way that individual assessment of each individual student’s performance is ensured.
Individual grades are given to the students based on an overall evaluation of the combined work by the students in 1) the project, 2) the written work and 3) the performance at the oral examination. Grades may be differentiated within the group. Grades and an evaluation of work will be presented to the students right after the oral examination has taken place.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||External examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Oplevelsesdesign i Media Arts Cultures: Fra koncept til produkt|
This module is offered only as a part of the ERASMUS MUNDUS Master of Excellence: Media Arts Cultures
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Art, Health and Technology|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|