Interaction Design: Thesis Project I
Syllabus for students spring 2020, spring 2019, spring 2018, spring 2017, spring 2016, spring 2015, spring 2014, spring 2013
- Course Code:
- KD643A revision 1
- Level of specialisation
- Main fields of study:
- Interaction Design
- Date of establishment:
- 03 November 2011
- Date of ratification:
- 03 November 2011
- Decision-making body:
- Faculty of Culture and Society
- Enforcement date:
- 21 January 2013
The graduation project is an interaction design project on a topic of the student’s own choice. It is carried out individually or in small teams. The work comprises practical design work as well as reflective work and reporting to academic standards.
Advancement in relation to the degree requirements
The course can normally be included as part of a general degree at advanced level.
Prerequisite courses for this course are: Passed courses: KD640A-Introduction to multidisciplinary interaction designKD641A-Embodied interaction and KD642A-Collaborative media.
Repertoire and theory
1. Building an overview of existing canonical examples, best practices and academic state of the art in a chosen subfield within interaction design.
Skills and techniques
2. Displaying ability to plan and execute an interaction design project at advanced level in the chosen field, individually or in small teams, within the time and resource limitations at hand.
3. Displaying ability to choose techniques appropriate for advanced-level design work and execute them appropriately.
Reflection and criticism
4. Displaying ability to assess advanced-level design work.
The individual Master’s Thesis and exhibition piece are assessed by examiners in a public seminar. This assessment addresses all four learning outcomes (1–4).
An interaction design project at advanced level within the topic chosen by the student(s).
Planning and performing an interaction design project at advanced level within a chosen topic, individually or in small teams. Reporting the work individually in a Master’s Thesis and an (individual or joint) exhibition piece, which are both made public. The student’s work is supported by individual supervision and joint seminars.
Fail (U) or Pass (G).
Course literature and other teaching materials
Summative written evaluation upon completion of the course.