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.
This course contains occasions that are included in a degree programme at Umeå university and applies only to those of you who are admitted to the programme. You will recieve information about application times and what applies to you from your institution.