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ITIMA01 Designing Online Media 4 ECTS
Organised by
Information Studies and Interactive Media
Preceding studies

General description

This intermediate level course focuses on the foundations of designing and implementing digital media services from the perspectives of information studies and interactive media. During the course, internet services are investigated as starting points to map and mirror various
connected cultural and social phenomena with a major focus on the needs and requirements of the users of these services.

Learning outcomes

Discovering different types of current digital media services and evaluating through practical exercises their effectiveness as tools of information retrieval and organization, mediating experiences, supporting information entities, as well as collecting research data.


Web technology; accessibility; customer’s point of view; media elements and multilinear structures; ideation, planning, and manuscripts; persuasion techniques; special issues in information services; social media and Web 2.0

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 14 h 0 h
Exercises 10 h 4 h

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Recommended year of study

2. year autumn
2. year spring

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
Mandatory Subject Studies (Information Studies and Interactive Media)
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School of Information Sciences