IMT 1431 Design Methods
Expected learning outcomes
The projects at bachelor program for web development (Webproject I-III) aims to provide students with practical expertise and experience in developing communications solutions for web and mobile. The main topic of Webproject I is project management and teamwork.
After completing the course, students should
- have knowledge of some simple methods for project management and planning
- have knowledge of some basic theories of group psychology and simple techniques for group work
After completing the course, students should be able to
- participate as an effective member of a self-organizing project that controls their own work and work systematically towards a common goal
- plan and contribute to an iterative design and development over time
- could contribute to preventing inefficiencies, conflicts and counterproductive group behavior, and handle problems in a constructive way
- able to communicate with an external client, and plan and implement a process that leads to a solution that meets both the client's and users' needs
Through working with this course, students develop their skills in the following areas:
- Working in teams
- Experiential expertise
As far as is practically possible tasks for Webproject I-III will be given by external clients, normally businesses that the university collaborates with. The missions will mainly be linked to the company's own web development projects. Where possible, it will be adapted for close collaboration with business and it may be appropriate to work for the company in periods.
It can also in some degree be relevant assignments for the university, such as the universitys communications department or web-related research projects.
Teaching Methods (additional text)
This course is based on independent work in groups, as well as regular supervision. In addition, there will be some lectures on topics relevant for the projects.
Form(s) of Assessment
Evaluation of Project(s)
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
Character being set on the basis of one group report. The report should have two parts, each of which accounts for 50% of the grade: one part which presents the project and the professional work with it; and one part presents and discusses the group process. Both parts must be passed to pass the course.
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
No continuation. By "fail" examination must be taken at the next scheduled execution.
Replacement course for
IMT3391_01 Webproject I
The course is only available to students at the bachelor's program in Web Development, or a maximum of 25 students.