The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Optional

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 work with concepts and develop an idea to a well thought wholeness ready to be pitched to a client. The course develops further the ability of creative work within a team.

Learning outcomes

After the course the students are able to: -do concept design based upon a given brief -work in teams and be responsible for their own tasks -recognize critical parts in the process from idea to concept -make professional presentations

Course contents

1. Group work 2. Client related work with existing brand/service 3. Target groups 4. Brainstorming 5. From idea to concept 6. Project leading 7. Presentations

Prerequisites and co-requisites

None.

Previous course names

Conceptual thinking (2015-2016)

Additional information

The communication within the course happens on Slack. The student is supposed to follow Itslearning and Slack to keep up to date on possible changes. Note! Due to the exceptional situation created by the Coronavirus and the closing of the University, the course has been altered in the following way: The lectures are moved from A303 to Zoom and attendance as well as course activity are followed up through the communication and meetings online. A separate absence report via Itslearning is not required, but the student should notify the group and the examiner if unable to participate in group work during the set times (bookings on ARBS).

Recommended or required reading

To be announced at the beginning of the course.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 50 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 65 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

The ideas and presentations are judged by the clients and representatives from the field. The students achievments, such as activity, group work and ability to communicate is judged by the examinator. To pass the course the student is required to finish the projects (pitch) and fulfill the 80% attendance requirements. 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 (14 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2020-03-01 to 2020-03-18

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
2020-03-23 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-03-25 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-03-30 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-04-01 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-04-06 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-04-08 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-04-14 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-04-16 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-04-20 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-05-06 09:15 - 13:00 A303 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-05-11 09:15 - 13:00 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-05-13 09:15 - 13:00 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-05-18 09:15 - 13:00 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-05-20 09:15 - 13:00 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-05-25 09:15 - 13:00 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta
2020-05-27 09:15 - 13:00 Koncept design Törnqvist Jutta

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