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Interaction Design & Product Design

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

The graduate / the student:
* can explain design guidelines and contexts for interaction design and product design
* can develop concepts based on requirements and evaluate them
* can independently carry out an industrial design project and an interaction design project
* can use the necessary tools correctly

prerequisites and co-requisites

none

course contents

* Definition/delimitation of interaction design and product design
* Classification in the product development process
* Procedure, approaches/principles and tools for interaction design
* Procedure, approaches/principles and tools for product design
* Evaluation criteria and the evaluation of developed or existing concepts

recommended or required reading

Gerhard H., Lanz M., Prettenthaler M.; Design Basics: von der Idee zum Produkt; 2018
Follet J.; Designing for Emerging Technologies: UX for Genomics, Robotics, and the Internet of Things; 2014
Steane J.; The Principles and Processes of Interactive Design; London, 2018

assessment methods and criteria

Project

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

6

eLearning quota in percent

20

course-hours-per-week (chw)

3

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, individual work with software, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

2

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) DI Dr. Martin Adam

year of study

1. study year

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

PDE.6

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory

work placement(s)

not applicable