Fieldwork for design (2015)

Name of course: Fieldwork for design


ECTS credits: 2


Course parameters:

Language: English

Level of course: PhD course

Time of year: 2-3 November 2015

No. of contact hours/hours in total incl. preparation, assignment(s) or the like:

Readings: 8 hours, lectures and tutoring: 12 hours, postprocessing and assignment: 12 hours

Capacity limits: No limit


Objectives of the course:

The students will learn the premises and methods of fieldwork for design, and for computer supported cooperative work, in particular ethnomethodology.


Learning outcomes and competences:

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

- understand when and why fieldwork for design is useful as part of research

- set up and carry out fieldwork for design

- reflect upon field work methods in research of computer supported cooperative work.


Compulsory programme:

Active participation


Course contents:

Lectures and discussions


Prerequisites:

Introductory HCI courses or similar


Name of lecturer:

Dave Randall, professor in the department of Informatics at the University of Siegen, Germany


Type of course/teaching methods:

Lectures


Literature:

Book: Fieldwork for design by Richard Harper and Mark Rouncefield


Course homepage:

None


Course assessment:

To be discussed with the students


Provider:

Department of Computer Science


Time: 2-3 November 2015 at 9-16


Place: 5335-295, Nygaard building, Finlandsgade 23, 8200 Aarhus N.


Registration:

Deadline for registration is 19 October 2015 at 9 a.m.

For registration: send an e-mail to bodker@cs.au.dk including a 1-page text consisting of a brief introduction of yourself and your PhD project.

If you have any questions, please contact Susanne Bødker, e-mail: bodker@cs.au.dk

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