Innovations for Emerging Cities: OpenLab Multidisciplinary Project Course, period 2, 7.5 creditsInnovationer för den växande staden: OpenLab mångdisciplinär kurs, period 2, 7.5 hp
This course syllabus is valid from autumn 2020.
- Course code
- Course name
- Innovations for Emerging Cities: OpenLab Multidisciplinary Project Course, period 2
- 7.5 credits
- Form of Education
- Higher Education, study regulation 2007
- Main field of study
- Not applicable
- Second cycle, has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- Grading scale
- Fail (U) or pass (G)
- Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society
- Decided by
- Education committee NVS
- Decision date
- Course syllabus valid from
- Autumn 2020
Specific entry requirements
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- identify and analyze complex phenomenon and further develop innovative ideas that can be developed and implemented to sustainable use and value for a specific target group
- apply an interactive and creative work methodology through Design Thinking
- reflect over and have knowledge of perspectives and practices from different knowledge fields and target groups, and
- organize and perform innovation work over different knowledge fields
- communicate and visualize the work and the results of the innovation project, with the chosen target group challenge giver, and the society.
The course can be combined with Innovations for the emerging cities: Openlab multidisciplinary project course Periode 2, to pursue the project initiated in period 1 for longer, and receive more tools according to Design Thinking.
Subject areas: Development of ideas, User involvement, Business/organisational development, Teamwork, Communication, Quality development and Design methodology.
The examiner decides whether, and if so how, absence from compulsory course elements can be made up. Study results cannot be reported until the student has participated in compulsory course elements or compensated for any absence in accordance with instructions from the examiner. Absence from a compulsory course element could mean that the student can not retake the element until the next time the course is offered.
For the grade Pass, active participation in work of the group, individual responsibility for part of the presentation for challenge givers and passed individual assignments are required.
Students who do not pass a regular examination are entitled to re-sit the examination on five occasions.more. If the student has failed a total of six examinations/tests, no additional examination is given. Each occasion the student participates in the same test counts as an examination. Submission of a blank exam paper is regarded as an examination. In case a student is registered for an examination but does not attend, this is not regarded as an examination.
If there are special grounds, or a need for adaptation for a student with a disability, the examiner may decide to deviate from the syllabus's regulations on the examination form, the number of examination opportunities, the possibility of supplementation or exemptions from the compulsory section/s of the course etc. Content and learning outcomes as well as the level of expected skills, knowledge and abilities may not be changed, removed or reduced.
The course may not be included in a higher education qualification at the same time with a course whose contents completely or partly corresponds to the course content.
Literature and other teaching aids
Point of departure in the course is that the students will work with a specific problem. Included in the learning activities is that the student themselves will search for information and literature suitable for their task.
Institutionen för neurobiologi, vårdvetenskap och samhälle, 2011 URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.destud.2011.07.006
Stanford University D.School Creative Commons, 2019 URL: https://dschool.stanford.edu/resources/the-bootcamp-bootleg