187.B09 Design Thinking: Ideation
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, VU, 4.0h, 6.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 6.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • understand and apply qualitative research methods in the sense of their impact on to the idea and design process
  • learn and apply analytical techniques and experimental design methodologies
  • implement the idea in a project and team work
  • prepare and present the results as well as to reflect on the methodologies and design processes

This course deals with an evaluative implementation of an interactive and tangible system. The complexity of a design process is understood in a predefined project setting. Several research and creative methods are learned and applied, which are necessary to carry out a creative design team work during the whole term.

Subject of course

The course consists of a method-based group work throughout a subject for the whole semester, which will be defined in the first meeting. The lecturers will give input and additional material to each of the methods and techniques on a regular based, by stressing out the application areas and providing explanatory examples. 

Students work in groups of max. 4-5 members. During the course the intermediaries and other artefacts created in the course of the design process will be presented, evaluated and accompanied by a reflection of methods applied.

The course contains the following methods and activities, to give an overview:

  • Identifying the subject/theme of the project per group + group building + input on presentation techniques
  • Presentation of two themes per group
  • Literature review
  • Interviews with experts
  • Portfolio
  • Video observations and analysis 
  • Cultural probes or provocative requisits
  • Presentation of intermediary results
  • Design games
  • Scenarios
  • Narrative posters
  • Design workshops
  • Group work
  • Presentation of the results
  • Output: Design idea

Teaching methods

The course consists of a method-based group work throughout a subject for the whole semester, which will be defined in the first meeting. The lecturers will give input and additional material to each of the methods and techniques on a regular based, by stressing out the application areas and providing explanatory examples. 

Students work in groups of max. 4-5 members. During the course the intermediaries and other artefacts created in the course of the design process will be presented, evaluated and accompanied by a reflection of methods applied.

The course contains the following methods and activities, to give an overview:

  • Identifying the subject/theme of the project per group + group building + input on presentation techniques
  • Presentation of two themes per group
  • Literature review
  • Interviews with experts
  • Portfolio
  • Video observations and analysis 
  • Cultural probes or provocative requisits
  • Presentation of intermediary results
  • Design games
  • Scenarios
  • Narrative posters
  • Design workshops
  • Group work
  • Presentation of the results
  • Output: Design idea

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

ECTS-Breakdown: 6 ECTS = 150 Hours

  • 9h - Lecture part
  • 129h - Practical part + group work
  • 12h - Presentations

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu13:00 - 16:0003.10.2019 - 23.01.2020Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu13:00 - 16:0030.01.2020Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu DeTH
Design Thinking: Ideation - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu03.10.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu10.10.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu17.10.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu24.10.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu31.10.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu07.11.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu14.11.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu21.11.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu28.11.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu05.12.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu12.12.201913:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu09.01.202013:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu16.01.202013:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu23.01.202013:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu
Thu30.01.202013:00 - 16:00Seminarraum FAV 01 B (Seminarraum 187/2) Tellioglu DeTH

Examination modalities

Group work, generation of ideas and several design artefacts, presentation of the results, documentation of the work, reflection to the methods applied.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Wed - 26.02.2020writtenno application-Tellioglu

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
09.09.2019 10:00 08.10.2019 19:00

Curricula

Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 935 Media and Human-Centered Computing

Literature

  • Folien zu den Vorträgen werden im TUWEL zur Vefügung gestellt.
  • Pro Methode gibt es ein Merkblatt, das auch im TUWEL downloadbar ist.
  • Weiterführende Literatur steht im Handapparat des Institutes.

Language

English