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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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ITIA01 Designing Online Media 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media
Information Studies and Interactive Media
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2011 – 2012
ITIMA01 Designing Online Media 4 ECTS

General description

The course focuses on the foundations of designing and implementing digital media online services from the perspectives of information studies and interactive media. During the classes, online services serve as starting points to map and mirror various connected cultural and social phenomena with a major focus on analyzing the needs and requirements of the users of these services.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course a student is expected to be able to:

-recognize the types of current online media services
-evaluate the properties and applications of online media services
-comprehend the meaning of online media services in practice, for example, as tools of information retrieval and organization, as mediators of experiences, as bases of information entities and collections of research data


Web technology; accessibility of information, usability; client’s perspective; media elements and multilinear structures; ideating, planning, and manuscripts; persuasion technology and techniques; special issues in information services; social media

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In Finnish
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

Priority to this course is given to degree students in Information Studies and Interactive Media. Exchange students within the School of Information Sciences may attend this course if there are places left. For teaching in English during each academic year, please see the Teaching Schedules.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Information Sciences
School of Information Sciences
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
For Open University students only
School of Information Sciences