Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
Interaction Design Project
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2019/2020 Spring semester
Vladimir Tomberg (inglise keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2020/2021 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
The purpose of the project is to support the development of generic competencies and teamwork skills through solving an interdisciplinary problem in a team.
The course provides opportunities for implementing and developing the previously acquired knowledge and skills (in the framework of more theoretical courses) in practical settings.
Brief description of the course
Students form small teams and execute small projects aimed at solving an interdisciplinary problem. Teams report periodically the results of the project.
All assignments are based on team work.
Learning outcomes in the course
The student will be able to:
Correctly use the basic concepts of interdisciplinary approach and project management in the collaboratively created project plan;
Create links between disciplines while planning projects and analyse the perspectives of other disciplines with regard to the solution chosen for the current problem;
Use the skills of identifying and solving problems and time management while launching and implementing projects;
Use the newly acquired discipline-specific knowledge in the project to bring out its potential for cross-disciplinary implementation;
Effectively participate in teamwork during the phases of planning, implementing and defending the project;
Track the project’s performance and effectiveness by critically assessing the activities and suggesting improvement measures;
Make connections between their discipline and wider societal and inter-sectoral problems, discussing these issues in a well-founded way on different levels of action;
Analyse their own and team member’s role, obligations and their contribution to the team’s activities in a self-reflective report.
Preparing a report. Presenting and defending the project and report.
The course will end with graded assessment. For passing the course the submission of all team assignments is needed.
For passing the course students have to participate actively in all team activities.
This course can’t be replaced with literature.