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Interaction Design Tomorrow, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration
Tallinn, Estonia
Through a series of lectures, films, historic case studies and studio practice, participants will explore the nature and aesthetics of interaction design in the digital and physical space, in individual and group studio practice from ideation and the iterative design process to presentations and critique.

Overview

Over the course of a week you will learn about the foundations, history and possible futures of interaction design within a studio environment. This 5-day hands-on workshop provides a solid foundational knowledge of user experience (UX) design  for new practitioners, as well as an in-depth exploration of interaction design for experienced designers. The course gives participants space and guidance to delve deeply into theoretical and practical aspects of interaction design by investigating contemporary issues and proposing design solutions.

Learning outcomes

  • knows about design foundations, theory, history and practice,
  • knows how to look at problems from social, technological, economic and cultural perspectives,
  • knows how to be creative in the digital realm,
  • has experience in design research and synthesis,
  • has experience in working individually and in small teams,
  • is able to present design concepts.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
    • Duration description

      6-10 August 

  • Credits
    3 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Design synthesis (lecture)
  • Research (activity)
  • Ideation – divergent & convergent (talk)
  • Concept development (activity)
  • Prototyping and testing 

Audience

Aimed at design students; no programming skills necessary.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

In addition to the general required materials, candidates are expected to submit a letter of motivation explaining why they are applying  and outlining their experience with Interaction Design so far (max A4). Students are expected to bring their own sketchbooks, markers and laptops.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 5 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 5 days.
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Cost: FREE

Living costs for Tallinn

  • 598 - 950 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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