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Skills and Techniques, ID

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits

About the course

This course provides an introduction to Umeå Institute of Design workshops, computers and communications networks. It further provides an introduction to the subject Interaction design.

Introductory Exercise, 1.5 credits
The part contains of a task which should be solved individually and in groups. Students from all masters work together.

Basic Skills, 1.5 credits
This part introduces the workshop technology and safety regulations for workshop work. It introduces further computers and communications networks, as well as standard programs InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.

Interaction Project, 3 credits
This part introduces the understanding and application of the concept of interaction. Project goals are specified in the form of interactive processes and the course part is implemented in cooperation with programs that originated in other disciplines than industrial design, such as MDI.

Reflection, 1.5 credits
Element includes reflection exercises, individually and in groups. A special attention is devoted to collaborative design processes.

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Contactpersons for the course are:
Exchange studies, International contact person, Umeå Institute of Design