IDG2200 - Design and Prototyping for Smart Phone and Tablets


Course content

Design and prototyping for mobile and tablet is a practical design group project. The students do concept development based on knowledge about users in the target group and develop a high fidelity prototype using an iterative desgn process. The students get better aquinted with user centered methods as insight gathering, use of personas and scenario techniques as well as techniques for prototyping and design for mobile touch based devices.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Group project, with weekly supervision (formative-iterative evaluation). Sketches, the work process, and the end result must be documented.

Further on evaluation

Summative evaluation at the end of the course: Pass / fail.

The project is one of several which may be chosen to be part of the final portfolio of practical design projects for Bachelor in graphic design.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Graphic Design (BMED)
Interaction Design (BIXD)
Web Development (BWU)

Required previous knowledge

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Graphic Design (BMED)
Interaction Design (BIXD)
Required previous knowledge:
Ergonomics in digital media (IMT2072/IDG1072)

Course materials

Clark, Josh. 2015. Designing for touch. A book apart.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IMT3950-005 5.0
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Foundation courses, level I


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Design Methodology
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Design


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