Topic outline

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    Course will take place on Fridays in Zoom. Link to zoom:
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    Course programme

    1. Friday 5.11.2021 9:15-about 15
    Design museum exhibition, lecture & introduction to the course (Design museum team Leena, Jaakko, Gisela and Vanessa; TL & HP)
    Course starts 9:15, with a zoomed lecture and exhibition visit in the Design museum.
    <Lunch break after Design museum tour>
    Afternoon: After Design museum session, we will introduce students to the course, working methods, assignments and support. This includes creating teams for course assignment.
    After introductions: Starting work in the team. This includes meeting with teachers.

    2. Friday 12.11.2021 9:15-12 + Afternoon: Course work
    Design as media: good vibes  (HP)
    Heidi will open perspectives towards design and media intensive cultures, starting with reasons why people are happily having designs at home, habitually using designs and sometimes becoming very attached to designs. This session is largely about design in contexts outside of professional control. Slides: course design, design in action, designed society, designers in society.

    3. Friday 19.11.2021 9:15-12 + Afternoon: Course work
    Design as media: bad vibes (HP)
    Discussion about ways especially design saturates contemporary culture continues with highlighting the times that design is actively having dark sides and harmful intentions. Big part of the session is to discuss reasons why people hate design, designers and, in general, consumption. We end with positive notes, though. Slides: design mediates social mood, design gets consumed, consumption critique, new adventures.

    4. Friday 26.11.21 9:15-12 + Afternoon: Course work
    Media studies (TL)
    In the first session on the Media Studies we will explore the history, some media theorists and their thoughts from the time when media started to play more important role in the development of societies around the world. We will discuss about the geopolitics and media from the times of  printed news media to the first electronic media, radio and television. Themes covered: 
    1. Media Studies
    2. Media theorists - some classics
    3. Geopolitics and media
    4. Introduction to homework screening: The Social Dilemma | Netflix (you should get access to Netflix to watch the movie :-( )

    5. Friday 3.12.2021 + Afternoon: Course work
    New media and social media (TL)
    In the second session we will then take a look of the origins of the Internet and the WWW and predict where all this will take us. We also discuss the impact of entertainment and social media in our daily life and how Internet have change it. We will also explore the media industries and different forms of new media including virtual and augmented reality and games. The themes covered are:
    1. Media industries
    2. Origins of Internet and the WWW
    3. New Media - What is that?

    6. Friday 10.12.2021 reserved for completing course work
    No class

    7. Friday 17.12.2021 9:15-max 17
    Your media and design (TL&HP)
    Video essay screenings and discussion.

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    From here you will find all the assignments of the course. Grading will be based on the assignments:  

    (1) From the video essay and the script we give a common grade for the entire group.
    (2) The Reflective Learning Journey will be graded individually.
    (3) Participation to the class and tutoring sessions will also affect to your individual grade.

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    Screening schedule Friday 17.12.21

    09:15 - 9:30 Team 16: CIRCULAR ECONOMY + TELEVISION
    Aatu Mäkinen, Ilari Kokkola, Jessica Eboreime, Vivian Katajainen, Emanuela Leppäkoski

    9:30 - 9:45 Team 12: RAY EAMES + DANCE
    Hitomi Asaka, Joel Knippare, Ossi Rantanen, Tiina Otala

    9:45 - 10:00 Team 7: RECYCLING + CULTURE JAMMING
    Elisabeth Arno, Katarina Blind, Mari Keskiivari, Nana Lybeck

    10:00 - 10:15 Team 5: BAUHAUS + DESKTOP PUBLISHING
    Daniel Kohvakka, Hanne Holpainen, Henri Timperi, Owein Iveson

    10:15 - 10:30 Team 17: ERIK BRUUN + MUSIC
    Jonna Pyykkönen, Natasa Hodosi, Nuutti Muurimäki, Yuzu Nakamura

    10:30 - 11:00 BREAK

    11:00 - 11:15 Team 10: RUT BRYK + FILM
    Apollo da Costa Doria, Juho Laasanen, Lauri Greis, Selma Mataich

    11:15 - 11:30 Team 11: USER INTERFACE + INDENTITY
    Mathilda Hahn, Michelle Lauriste, Nea Paavola, Olivia Lähteenmaa

    11:30 - 11:45 Team 3: WILLIAM MORRIS + GENDER
    Laura Sarmanto, Rosa Helenius, Vilma Sainio, Vilma Viertola, Wen Ouyang

    11:45 - 12:00 Team 13: INTERACTION + PAGERANK
    Eetu Saarentausta, Julia Isabella Puustinen, Margo Gainska, Roosa Tervapuro

    12:00 - 12:15 Team 15: RAYMOND LOEWY + VIDEO GAMES
    Alina Sippola, Ha Rim Kwon, Milo Nieminen, Satu Paavonsalo

    12:15 - 12:30 Team 8: EMPATHY + AUGMENTED REALITY
    Ilona Rönkä, Saara Abdi, Sasha Tikachev, Aada Koivuranta (4)

    12:30 - 13:30 LUNCH BREAK

    13:30 - 13:45 Team 9: VICTOR PAPANEK + FANDOM
    Leopold Tomaschek, Marek Sevcik, Nicole Kajander, Johanna Masalin

    13:45 - 14:00 Team 2: DIETER RAMS + CENSORSHIP
    Alarik Rantala, Alma Haavisto, Lilo Molin, Mariam Sudzhadinova, Rasmus Paul

    14:00 - 14:15 Team 4: INTERNET OF THINGS + VIRTUAL REALITY
    Eemil Halme, Iida Arvola, Marta Ligaj, Nhung Huynh, Roope Sysilä

    14:15 - 14:30 Team 1: JONY IVE + GENERATIVE ART
    Axel Pasanen, Juhana Anttila, Laura Asmala, Mette Wik, Soyoung Park

    14:30 - 14:45 Team 14: COCO CHANEL + PUBLIC SPHERE
    Erica Baker, Lilya Lagerhobm, Rasmus Palmunen, Riikka Kiili

    14:45 - 15:00 Team 6: SPECULATIVE + RADIO
    Henna Koski, Inga Turska, Leo Ash, Livia Solin
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