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Programme structure

This is a two-year programme. Below you can read more about the content and structure of the programme.

Each semester is centred on a theme:
7th semester: Didactic design and learning
8th semester: Experience, design and culture
9th semester: Specialisation through elective courses and preparation for master thesis
10th semester: Master thesis

Content based on four subject columns: 
- Software Engineering and Robotics 
- Interaction 
- Didactics and Learning 
- Experience, Culture and Play

Software Engineering and Robotics comprises following main subjects: 
- Agent-oriented programming, including method, language and technology 
- Computer-supported cooperative work (cooperation theory and development of complex software systems to support human cooperation) 
- Bodily intelligence and artificial intelligence

Interaction comprises following main subjects: 
- Human Computer Interaction (HCI) 
- Human Robotic Interaction (HRI) 
- Interaction design for agents 
- Interaction patterns 
- Views on Interaction 
- People’s cognitive understanding of the external world

Didactics and Learning comprises following main subjects: 
- Modern didactical design theories for learning 
- Learning-design relationship for learning in relation to various prevailing perceptions of science and learning and their relevance in connection with different institutional and social learning formations 
- Individual and social dimensions in learning and design for learning 
- Design for IT-mediated and agent mediated learning 
- Translation of didactics and learning into specific project processes that include digital and intelligent teaching aids

Experience, Culture and Play comprises following main subjects: 
- Experience culture and experience design 
- The relationship between technology and culture, in a present as well as a cultural historical context 
- Translation of this knowledge into cases on experience design and communication 
- The role of aesthetics in technology supported experience design 
- Communication, target group research and chosen communication techniques.

Faculty of Engineering University of Southern Denmark

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  • Odense M - DK-5230

Last Updated 25.11.2021