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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
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ITIS53 Interactive Media and Design Research 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

General description

The course concentrates on different design research methods and practices as well as their epistemological backgrounds.

Learning outcomes

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

-analyze different design research methods
-understand different design research approaches and epistemological backgrounds
-apply design research methods on his/her personal research interest


The relationship between design and research; different approaches to design research: research on design, research for design and research through design; design philosophy and critical design research; user studies and design; relationship between design methods; design research and interactive media.

Teaching language


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
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Information Sciences