IDG3006 - Web of Things


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Aggregate score
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral group exam and exhibition 40/100 1 days A
Individual report 60/100

Course content

In this course, the students from bachelor in web development and bachelor in interaction design will — be using prior skills, knowledge and general competence, create a cross-disciplinary project. The goal is to build a web-connected physical device/system for a customer that

  1. solves a problem or
  2. provides a new opportunity for the customer or their clients.

A list of possible customers/projects will be given at the start of the project.

Learning outcome


Have fundamental knowledge about the key challenges and opportunities related to the emerging field of Web of Things (WoT) and Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Awareness of key application areas of WoT, IoT, and Pervasive Computing
  • Understanding the influence of WoT/IoT in society, and the need to design and develop following diverse user needs
  • Foundational knowledge of Universal Design of ICT
  • Understanding the technical challenges, obstacles, trade-offs, and workarounds to be able to design and develop WoT solutions
  • Hands-on experience with single board computers, wireless sensors, and flow-based visual programing
  • Foundational knowledge in innovation, prototyping, project management, and testing


  • To be able to innovate and generate product ideas to solve real-life problems with web-connected smart objects
  • To analyze and evaluate design and development approaches, technological limitations, and their workarounds
  • To be able to design and develop web-connected electronic systems to solve real-life problems
  • To be able to user-test, analyze and synthesize test data for further development
  • To be able to communicate ideas, receive instructions and be a productive contributor in an interdisciplinary environment

General Competence:

  • Produce/Plan sustainable WoT-solutions concerning environmental, social, and economic factors
  • Evaluate the efficiency and implementation of diverse WoT solutions
  • Evaluate accessibility, the usability of ICT solutions concerning users with diverse abilities
  • Show ability of innovation, critical-, creative thinking, and problem-solving

Learning methods and activities

  • lectures
  • problem-based project work under supervision
  • lab- and workshop work
  • compulsory assignments (report and oral presentation)

Compulsory assignments

  • Individual delivery
  • Group project presentation

Further on evaluation

The students must deliver one report and give an oral presentation, all of which must be approved in order to qualify for the exam.

The final grade will be based on a: Oral/visual presentation (one for each group), Counts for 40% of the final grade. Individual reflection report (one for each student), Counts for 60% of the final grade. Both will need to be passed to get a grade in the course. Each student will be given a grade from A-F. In case of a non-passing grade, or retake to improve grade, the student must re-take the whole course including both both presentation and report.

Specific conditions

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

Required previous knowledge

The course is reserved for students in the program bachelor in interaction design and web development.

  • For BWU: IDG1100 - Web Fundamentals
  • For BIXD: IDG1006 - Physical Prototyping

Course materials

The curriculum will be given at the start of the semester. The students will be required to purchase some electronic components to complete the course.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2023

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Design


Examination arrangement: Aggregate score

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Individual report 60/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn ORD Oral group exam and exhibition 40/100 A 2023-12-04
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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