80% Face-to-face, 20% Distance learning
Portigal, Steve. 2013. Interviewing users. How to uncover compelling insights. Brooklyn, New York, USA: Rosenfeld media. Madsbjerg, C. & Rasmussen, M.B. 2014. The Moment of Clarity: Using the Human Sciences to Solve Your Toughest Business Problems. Chapters 4-5 p. 75-122. The literature list will be published in more detail in optima.
Lectures, group work, individual assignments
Assessment criteria for master level study units.
The assessment is based on
- Pre-assignment, pass/fail
- Course assignment, 1-5 (50%)
- Student's individual work and learning diary, 1-5 (50 %)
field notes (20%)
reflection inc. comments on peer review (30%)
01.08.2019 - 31.12.2019
13.05.2019 - 26.05.2019
20 - 35
Laurea university of applied sciences
Virpi Kaartti, Taneli Heinonen
Degree Programme in Service Innovation and Design (HYA2), Laurea Leppävaara
Project work for the case company
International student group
5 ects = appr. 135 hours
In this study unit there are three contact sessions, pre-assignment and a course assignment which consists of several steps: interviews, observation, analysis, crafting of insights, giving a presentation, reporting and reflecting your learnings. The work is done individually and in small groups.
4.10., 9.11. & 29.11.2019 at 9-16:30 Laurea Leppävaara campus
Grade 1 - Student is able Knowledge base: To gather, process, produce and evaluate information widely. To use concepts of the area of expertise systematically. Problem solving: To solve problems in research, development and/or innovation activities. Development: To recognise and analyse focuses of development making use of the knowledge base. Communication: To communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
Grade 3 - Student is able Knowledge base: To gather, process, produce and evaluate information critically and widely making use of both national and international scientific sources. To use concepts of the area of expertise fairly. Problem solving: To solve problems in research, development and/or innovation activities by applying and combining information from different fields. Development: To create target-oriented, justified development plans considering the community. Communication: To communicate in a competent, clear and consistent manner both orally and in writing.
Student is able Knowledge base: To create a consistent framework/knowledge base making use of both national and international scientific sources in a critical analytic fashion. Problem solving: To solve demanding problems in research, development and/or innovation activities where new knowledge and competence is created as well as to apply and combine information from different fields. Development: To develop the activities of the competence area in a target-oriented and communal fashion. Communication: To communicate convincingly both orally and in writing to audiences within and exterior to the field.