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Kursusnavn (dansk):Communication Design: Applied Methods and Techniques 
Kursusnavn (engelsk):Communication Design: Applied Methods and Techniques 
Semester:Forår 2018 
Udbydes, digital design og kommunikation (ddk) 
Omfang i ECTS:7,50 
Min. antal deltagere:30 
Forventet antal deltagere:
Maks. antal deltagere:70 
Formelle forudsætninger:This course is the first part of the Communication Design specialization aiming at educating communication specialist. The goal of this course is to introduce theory in the field of media and communication as well as practical design methods. In particular, the course will focus on creating innovate media products and runs parallel with the digital rhetoric course, which focuses on strategic communication and rhetoric. Students who do not intend to continue with the second part of the specialization may also take this first course. 
Læringsmål:After the course students should be able to:

• Identify and describe central issues and methods in the field of media innovation

• Develop creative and innovative new media concepts using methods for systematic and disciplined innovation

• Critically reflect on the role of media and communication theory when designing new media 
Fagligt indhold:This course teaches students how to design innovative user experiences for a variety of digital platforms. The course is organized in a practice-based learning approach, and intends to give students the skills that are necessary to plan and conduct design processes, including iterative prototyping and testing. Classes will be structured around theoretical lectures as well as hands-on workshops. 
Læringsaktiviteter:12 forelæsninger og 12 øvelsesgange

During the first half of the course the students will carry out three design sprints, developing concepts for new media designs (mandatory group assignments). In the second half the students will carry out a larger exam project, developing and prototyping a new media design in an iterative process. Classroom activities will include lectures and practical exercises, and will be organised to support the work in the design projects. 

Obligatoriske aktivititer:There are three mandatory group assignments that must be passed. Passing an assignment requires participating in oral presentations in class on particular dates, which will be announced at the start of the semester.

If the student fails to pass a mandatory activity:
In the case of absence, the student should hand in a written report on their contribution to the assignment.

Be aware: If the mandatory activities are not approved, the student will receive the grade NA (not approved) at the ordinary exam, and the student will use an exam attempt. 
Eksamensform og -beskrivelse:D2G Aflevering med mundtlig eksamen der supplerer projekt. Delt ansvar for projekt., (7-scale, external exam)

Group reports (2-5 pers., maximum 20 pages) documenting the design project.
The duration of the oral exam is 20 minutes pr. student including evaluation and feedback.  

Litteratur udover forskningsartikler:TBA