Interdisciplinary Knowledge Production: Analysis and Dissemination of BSc Knowledge Production and Technology in Practice


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The purpose of the pilot project is for students to acquire practical experience with collaborative group work that involves multiple disciplinary backgrounds. The pilot project will support students’ abilities to identify and engage with challenges, barriers and potentials in Techno-Anthropological work across disciplines.

Learning objectives


  • explain competencies that fellow students bring into the Master’s program
  • communicate a scientific message in short
  • explain differences between mono-disciplinary, multi-disciplinary, inter-disciplinary and trans-disciplinary
  • present technical and socio-technical issues relevant for the study of technology in practice
  • explain the Aalborg model for problem-based learning


  • analyse professional domain practices in terms of their objectives
  • identify interdisciplinary issues in technology development
  • discuss Techno-Anthropology as an interdisciplinary area


  • design, produce and present a scientific poster
  • integrate different domain knowledge, paradigms and professional competencies into an inter-disciplinary research theme
  • draft initiating problems relevant for the study of Technology in Practise from a socio-technical perspective

Type of instruction

Project work, supervisor and teacher feedback, lectures, classroom instructions, exercises, seminars, case analysis, reflection.



Name of examInterdisciplinary Knowledge Production: Analysis and Dissemination of BSc Knowledge Production and Technology in Practice
Type of exam
Active participation/continuous evaluation
Each course participant will:
produce a scientific poster communicating the results from their BSc project (individual) in a group write a 10 page essay with the title: An interdisciplinary research theme for the study of Technology in Practice and supplemented with a subtitle of the group’s choice present the individual poster and group essay in seminars.
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 titleTværfaglig vidensproduktion: Analyse og formidling af BSc vidensproduktion og teknologi i praksis
Module codeTBITANK18101
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg, Campus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Techno-Anthropology
Study BoardStudy Board of Techno-Anthropology and Sustainable Design
DepartmentDepartment of Sustainability and Planning
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design