The module deals with theories and methods for design and development of ICT systems. It introduces key design approaches, processes and tools and incorporates functional, aesthetic, experiential and learning design principles. The focus is on the interaction between user and technology, as well as deployment including understanding and organisation of social practices, policies and cultures around ICT systems.
Academic supervision will be offered in connection with the problem-oriented project work.
The student must through the module gain knowledge and understanding of:
design approaches, processes and tools
evaluation, implementation and deployment of ICT design
interaction design and information architecture
design for learning, experience and usability
The student must through the module acquire skills in:
critically and constructively to evaluate and select methods for the design, development, implementation and deployment of ICT
critically and constructively to design and evaluate information architecture and interaction for ICT systems
analysing and translating empirical data as a basis for decisions regarding design, implementation, evaluation and deployment
be able to critically assess the role of their designs in society, organisations and in relation ot the individual
The student must through the module acquire competences in:
assuming professional responsibility for planning and facilitating collaboration with users and customers, and to deal critically and constructively with the formulation of issues and solutions
translating knowledge into practice, including planning and directing design, development and deployment processes
critically communicate design specifications through specific models, prototypes or similar manifestations
independently take responsibility for developing own structural and interpersonal problem- and project-based learning skills
Reference is made to §17.
|Name of exam||Design and Development of ICT|
|Type of exam|
Oral exam based on a projectThe examination is a conversation between the student(s) and the examiner and internal examiner based on a project report produced individually or in a group. The project report/written work will be considered the shared responsibility of the group. Students will be examined and assessed on the basis of the entire project report, and one combined grade will be awarded each student for the project report and the oral performance.
Literature foundation: Minimum 1250 standard pages supervisor approved, self-selected literature related to the project.
The project report: total number of pages must be no less than 15 pages and no more than 20 pages per student in a project group, and 30 pages if written individually.
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.
Any re-examinations will be held on the basis of a revised project report.
The project report and the conversation must demonstrate that the student fulfils the objectives for the module stated above.
All written and all electronic aids
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Design og udvikling af IKT|
KA 2. semester
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Copenhagen|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Communication and Digital Media|
|Department||Department of Communication and Psychology|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|