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Contemporary Design

2022/2023
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
3
ECTS credits
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
3 year, 2 module

Instructor

Course Syllabus

Abstract

Students are studying a course devoted to history and theory of design, facing the problems of the contemporary design field. The course is being taught in a blended-learning format (Coursera based courses are preferred).
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • Developing and upgrading the design-thinking, facing the challenges of the contemporary globalized art world and market.
  • The objectives of mastering the discipline "Modern Design" is the formation of students basic knowledge in the field of culture and design XX-XXI centuries. The discipline "Modern Design" is designed to form a basic understanding of the evolution of cultural processes and aesthetic principles in design.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • Students get a versatile view of modern design thinking
  • The student is able to critically evaluate and rethink the accumulated experience (own and others), to reflect professional and social activities
  • The student is able to determine promising trends in the design and transformation of modern artistic ideas, methods and tools in order to introduce them into professional activities
  • The student is able to understand various types, genres, styles of fine, decorative and applied art and design
  • The student is able to work with information: find, evaluate and use information from various sources necessary for solving scientific and professional problems (including on the basis of a systematic approach)
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Design thinking for innovation
  • Managing innovation and design thinking
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Test
  • non-blocking Online course
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2022/2023 2nd module
    1 * Test
  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    1 * Test
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Baum, P. (2018). How might we use Design Thinking for Digital Business Design and for creating Digital Business Value? 29th European Regional ITS Conference, Trento 2018. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.p.zbw.itse18.184931
  • Cruz, J. (2014). Design Thinking : 33 Most Asked Questions: What You Need to Know (Vol. Thirty three most asked questions). [Brisbane, Qld.]: Emereo Pty Ltd. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=698226

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Abbott, M., & McKinney, J. (2013). Understanding and Applying Research Design. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=531530
  • Ahn, M. J., Zwikael, O., & Bednarek, R. (2015). Technological Invention to Product Innovation: A Project Management Approach. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.3C06BA0A