This is an English translation of the module. In case of discrepancy between the translation and the Danish version, the Danish version of the module is valid.
This course module aims to give the student insight into and an overview of qualitative methods, their scientific theoretical prerequisites and their practical application possibilities in interaction design. The module provides an in-depth introduction to methods for collecting qualitative data including ethnographic studies, structured and semi-structured interviews, case studies, observation and diaries, as well as methods for analysis of qualitative data, e.g. data coding, thematic analysis, and grounded theory. Including introduction and discussion of the basic concepts of generalizability, reliability, internal validity and external validity, as well as the scientific theoretical foundation of the methods. The course also introduces the specific applications of qualitative methods in interaction design, and trains the students' ability to select and apply qualitative methods.
The teaching is organized in accordance with the general teaching methods for the education, cf. section 17.
The student is expected to spend 30 hours per ECTS, which for this activity means 150 hours.
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Written or oral exam
|7-point grading scale
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Contact: Study Board for Computer Science via firstname.lastname@example.org or 9940 8854
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|Study Board of Computer Science
|Department of Computer Science
|The Technical Faculty of IT and Design