Interaction Design

International Design Discourse 1

Lecture, 1.00 ECTS


Course content

Current design trends are being discussed on the basis of case studies and web as well as blog entries. Students should develop critical abilities and communication skills.
Language: English

Learning outcomes

The graduate will have acquired detailed knowledge about the state of the art of the international design discourse, will be able to actively take part in newsgroups and blogs as well as in public discussions and incorporate the gained knowhow into his/her own work. The graduate is familiar with the basics of scientific work and state of the art of research in design, and s/he can apply scientific methods to his/her own master thesis.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Laura Brendel:Design Research
Höger: Design Research: Strategy Setting to Face the Future
Krippendorff: The Semantic Turn
Journals: CODE77 (Bog), ACM Libray, IEEE

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

written exam