Introduction to co-creation in Information Systems
Included in Study
Bachelor's Programme in IT and Information Systems
IT and Information Systems, 1-year Programme
Language of instruction
Instruction is a continuation of courses in the first year of the Bachelor programme in IT and information systems.
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to:
Contribute to group work
Contribute to systems development projects with a clear understanding of methods
Use tools that promote communication, collaboration and resource sharing in a system development project
Structure and write reports and other forms of documentation
Reflect over one’s work practice
The subject's content is project work, with an emphasis on collaboration in teams. The course also contains an introduction to the topic of communication with the solution's stakeholders and co-creation of information systems. As part of the project work, the students are also given an introduction to system development methods and programming.
The course contains lectures and practical work. The practical work focuses on collaboration in teams and communication using a case in a project framework. The course will facilitate a problem-based and project-oriented learning environment. Students will be able to learn through problem solving, supervision, presentations and lectures.
The learning environment for the practical part of the course is important and the students will be divided into groups for a closer follow-up. Focus will be on teamwork and improvement of communication skills.
Note that standard workload for 10 ECTS is 13 hours per week per student.
All students are expected to participate actively in all teaching activities.
Approved mandatory assignments, including, potentially, individual assignments. Information will be given in Canvas at semester start.
Assessment methods and criteria
Report written by the group. Common grade for all participants in the group, with passed or failed. A postponed exam is not possible.
The person responsible for the course decides, in cooperation with student representative, the form of student evaluation and whether the course is to have a midway or end of course evaluation in accordance with the quality system for education, chapter 4.1.