187.A69 User Research Methods Project
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, PR, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: PR Project

Aim of course

The aim of this project is to apply the learning from 187-A68 User Research Methods (VU) to a significant problem.

Subject of course

Large group project where students apply methods from 187.A68 [User Research Methods VU] to a topic of their own choosing, with an emphasis on user research, and taking it through to some design recommendations and/or conceptual prototypes.

Additional information

ECTS Breakdown: 3ECTS = 75 hours

  • 15 hrs  In-class discussions about project plans; presentations of work in progress and final report; Peer feedback
  • 60 hrs  Group project work (an example breakdown into 5 hrs planning, 25 hrs conduct, 15 hrs analysis, 15 writing up)

[Note: only presentation sessions are likely to take the full allocted time. Library can be used for own work otherwise in the booked timeslot.]



Course dates

Wed12:00 - 13:0017.10.2018 Argentinierstr 8 193-5 Library (2. Stock)Introduction of PR work
Wed09:00 - 12:0031.10.2018 Argentinierstr 8 193-5 Library (2. Stock)PR topics
Mon12:00 - 13:0012.11.2018 Argentinierstr 8 193-5 Library (2. Stock)PR Plan
Mon09:00 - 12:0019.11.2018 Argentinierstr 8 193-5 Library (2. Floor)PR plans presentation
Mon09:00 - 13:0003.12.2018 Argentinierstr 8 193-5 Library (2. Stock)PR work in progress presentation
Mon09:00 - 12:0007.01.2019 Argentinierstr 8 193-5 Library (2. Floor)Pr check in
Mon09:00 - 13:0028.01.2019 Argentinierstr 8 193-5 Library (2. Stock)PR final presentation
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

100% Project mark will be comprised of

  • 10%  Research Plan
  • 60%  Final paper and presentation (including paper)
  • 30%  Wiki Page documenting group work, evidence of peer feedback, final group 'lessons' learnt

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
03.09.2018 09:00 06.11.2018 23:00 08.11.2018 23:00


The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 645 Data Science Not specified
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing Mandatory1. Semester


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

This course has to be undertaken in the same semester as 187.A68.

Accompanying courses


  • Attendance Required!