Course - Participatory design - IT3022
IT3022 - Participatory design
New from the academic year 2020/2021
Examination arrangement: Report
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Participatory design: Background and development; Political, social and ethical consequences of technology; key concepts (tacit knowledge, tool perspective, participation), user empowerment as design philosophy; User empowerment in design of technology and services; stakeholder analysis; co-design techniques (personas, scenarios, service blueprints, prototyping, etc.); facilitation of design activities, the role of the facilitator, qualitative analysis of results from participatory design activities; challenges related to participatory design and realization of results
The course provides theoretical and practical knowledge on participatory design of digital technologies and related services. The learning outcomes on completion of the course are summarized below.
The student is able to explain the ideology of the design tradition "participatory design".
1) The student is able to apply participatory methods and techniques in the design of digital solutions and associated services.
2) The student is able to plan and manage participatory design activities and processes, and is able to think critically about the design facilitator role.
3) The student is able to conduct qualitative analyzes of the results from participatory design activities.
Through the group activities in the course, the student has gained experience and competence in how participatory design activities and processes can be carried out in an appropriate and reflective manner.
Learning methods and activities
Colloquiums, group assignments, problem-based learning activities and, individual study activities
Further on evaluation
Each group has to submit project deliverables (assignments) during the semester and a final report. The final report is the basis for the grade in the course. Retake of the course will require new deliverables and report.
Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.
Recommended previous knowledge
IT3402 Design of graphical user interfaces
Required previous knowledge
TDT4180 HumanComputer Interaction
Articles (an overview will be provided at semester start)
Credits: 7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level
Term no.: 1
Teaching semester: SPRING 2021
No.of lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3
No.of specialization hours: 7
Language of instruction: English, Norwegian
- Computer and Information Science
- Interaction Design
- Computer Science
Examination arrangement: Report
- Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
- Spring ORD Approved report 100/100 ALLE
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.
For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"