Topic outline

  • Thematic Studio II spring schedule and materials are found below. The topic for this year is Sleep. The course is organized as follows:



    Period III: Lectures & Exercises

    Week 1 – INTRO, TEAM FORMATION
    Tue 09.01. 09.15–17.00  Y307a - Kickoff, Team formation.
    Wed 10.01. 09.15–17.00  A1-A123 - Mingling, discussion. Guest lecture: Markku Partinen, "Why do we need to sleep?"

    Week 2 – BENCHMARKING
    Tue 16.01. 09.15–17.00  U9-U271 - Final team formation, idea exercise, benchmarking lecture.
    Wed 17.01. 10.00–16.00  A1-A123 - Guest lectures: Eevert Partinen & Mikko Latomäki.

    Week 3 – IDEATION
    Tue 23.01. 09.00–12.00  Online (Zoom) - Tutoring available for benchmarking report; otherwise independent work.
    Wed 24.01. 23.59 — Benchmarking report DL.
    Thu 25.01. 09.15–12.00  U9-U271 - Ideation lecture and co-creation exercise.

    Week 4 – IDEA PRESENTATIONS
    Tue 30.01. 09.00–12.00  Online (Zoom) - Tutoring available for idea presentations; otherwise independent work.
    Wed 31.01. 23.59 — Idea presentation DL.
    Thu 01.02. 09.15–12.00  U9-U271 - Idea presentations.

    Week 5 – TEAM WORK ON MID-PROJECT PRESENTATION
    Tue 06.02. 10.00–12.00 -  Online (Zoom) Instructions for Mid-project presentations, then team work.
    Thu 08.02. 09.15–12.00 - Independent work, no teaching.

    Week 6 – TEAM WORK ON MID-PROJECT PRESENTATION
    Tue 13.02. 09.15–17.00 - Independent work, no teaching.
    Wed 14.02. 13.15–15.30  Online (Zoom) - TS1 Mid-project presentations, TS2 as opponents.
    Thu 15.02. 09.00–12.00  Online (Zoom) - Tutoring available for mid-project presentations; otherwise independent work.

    Week 7 - MID-PROJECT PRESENTATIONS
    Wed 21.02. 09.30–15:30  A1-A123 - Mid-project presentations. TS1 as opponents.

    Period IV: Team Work

    Week 8
    Mon 26.02. 13.15–15.00 - Independent work, no teaching
    Thu 29.02. 09.00–12.00  Online (Zoom) - Project work tutoring

    Week 9
    Mon 04.03. 13.15–15.00 - Independent work
    Thu 07.03. 09.00–12.00  Online (Zoom) - Project work tutoring

    Week 10
    Mon 11.03. 13.15–15.00 - Independent work
    Thu 14.03. 09.00–12.00  Online (Zoom) - Project work tutoring No tutoring

    Week 11
    Mon 18.03. 13.15–15.00 - Independent work
    Thu 21.03. 09.00–12.00  Online (Zoom) - Project work tutoring

    Week 12
    Mon 25.03. 13.15–15.00 - Independent work
    Thu 28.03. –– Easter Holiday – no teaching

    Week 13
    Mon 01.04. –– Easter Holiday – no teaching
    Thu 04.04. 09.00–12.00  Online (Zoom) - Project work tutoring, info on final presentation & report.

    Week 14 – FINAL PRESENTATIONS
    Mon 08.04. - Independent work or presentation rehearsals
    Thu 11.04. 09.30–17.00 — Final Presentations @ A208d (Jeti)

    Week 15 – FINALIZING THE PROJECT REPORT
    Thu 18.04. 10.00 – Project Report DL

    • You can find additional reading materials and uploaded lecture slides here.

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      Group Formation URL
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      Groups are formed and listed here.

    • Assignments and grading criteria are found here.

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      Booking timeslots (Excel) URL
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      Use this spreadsheet to book timeslots for presentations and tutoring.

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      Videocall link (Zoom) URL
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      This is the Zoom call for remote lectures and tutoring sessions.

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      File sharing (Onedrive) URL
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      You can share large files through here.