This course aims at giving knowledge and experience from methods for cooperative design in an innovative design process.
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Content and learning outcomes
Overview of different methods for cooperative design. Practical examples of user centered projects. Practical methodological exercises.
Project work in a multi-disciplinary project with user cooperation in all phases of the project, from a general described theme to a specific and finished result. The project will be reported in different medias.
Intended learning outcomes
After completing this course you should be able to:
- from a given context motivate, chose, combine, apply and adapt different user centered methods in order to systematically include end-users in all phases of a system development process
- critically review and reflect on different examples of cooperative design
- motivate design decisions based on both fundamental knowledge of human-computer interaction, and results from different user centered methods
- plan, perform and critically judge a multi disciplinary project performed in close cooperation with the user group and other scientific competences.
Literature and preparations
DH2622 Human-Computer Interaction, advanced course with Prototyping or DH2626 Interaction Design 1 or corresponding.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- PRO1 - Project, 6.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
- SEM1 - Seminars, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.
The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.
Other requirements for final grade
Methodological exercises (SEM1; 3 university credits)
Project work (PRO1; 6 university credits)
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
- In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
- In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.
Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web DH2655
Main field of study
Please discuss with the instructor.
In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: