The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to learn how to communicate with graphics and critically look at user interfaces surrounding us and to be able to find solutions to improve weaknesses.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to design user friendly solutions for different user interfaces, mostly graphical user interfaces for the web.

Course contents

1. Color Theory 2. User interfaces 3. Usability 4. User friendliness 5. Target groups 6. Effective Visual Communication 7. Designing graphical user interfaces

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Webbdesign or similar knowlege.

Previous course names

-

Additional information

The communication & absence reporting for the course happens on Itslearning. The student is supposed to follow Itslearning and keep up to date on possible changes.

Recommended or required reading

Luke Wroblewski: Mobile First Bo Bergström: Effektiv visuell kommunikation Steve Krug: Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability (Voices That Matter)

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Practical exercises - 40 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 35 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

  • Demonstrations and proficiency exams
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student is required to finish the assignments & projects and fulfill the 80% attendance requirements. Absence needs to be announced in advance via Itslearning. Examination 1: Finished projects 40% Examination 2: Tasks and presentations 20% Examination 3: Deadlines 20% Examination 4: Presence 20% The emphasis is on the practical work done within deadlines. Absence without notifying the teacher affects the grading even if all tasks would be finished within given timetable.

Teacher

Törnqvist Jutta

Examiner

Törnqvist Jutta

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (32 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-01 to 2019-09-06

Assessment methods

  • Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-10 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-09-11 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-09-12 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-09-17 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-09-18 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-09-19 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-09-24 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-09-25 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-09-26 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-10-01 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-10-02 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-10-03 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-10-08 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-10-09 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta
2019-10-10 09:15 - 13:00 A303 UX & UI Törnqvist Jutta

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