Topic outline

  • Welcome back to DfG Period V!

    We look forward to meeting you all in our new room at Otakaari 1, U410b on Monday 25.04 at 9.15h.


    Course director: Núria Solsona Caba nuria.solsona@aalto.fi
    Teaching assistant: Azalya Latorre Latorre azalya.latorrelatorre@aalto.fi
    Lecturers and Tutors: Taneli Heinonen taneli.heinonen@aalto.fi and Hella Hernberg hella.hernberg@aalto.fi
     

    Period V Overview


    Key dates

    • 18.04 NO contact teaching, independent study week 
    • 16.05 Rehearsals at the National Pensions Institute 
    • 23.05 Final Show event at the National Pensions Institute 
    • 30.05 Final Report deadline 

    Workload overview

    • The course is 10 ECTS. This equals 270 total hours of work, or 19.2 hours per week, roughly three full working days per week. 
    • Most work is carried out in project teams outside of contact teaching hours. 
    • Activities have been distributed week-by-week to consider a balance in the workload.
    • Group work is more intense in Weeks 10-11 due to final show preparation 


    Period V Schedule & Contents


    • The course is structured following the DfG Design approach (see image), in Period V we will cover design interventions using a wide range of methods, such as behavioral-based insights or scenario-based visualizations. 








    DfG Design approach