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Experience and Service Design - DESN3002

Year - 2020

Services surround us, and our engagement with them can be a frustrating or rewarding experience. This unit introduces students to principles and methods relevant to the user experience of a product or service. Students will develop an understanding of the concept of 'user experience' and its role in the design of a service to ensure the experience is meaningful and targeted towards users' needs and abilities. Students will learn about methods for designing the user experience in a range of different contexts, such as mobile devices, wearables and interactive environments. The unit will give students an opportunity to apply the principles and methods of user experience design in the context of a design project. At the conclusion of the unit students will have a well-developed understanding of methods for gathering user requirements and translating requirements into design solutions that emphasise the user experience of the final product.

Classes
lecture 1 hr/week and workshop 2 hrs/week

Assessment
design assessments (80%) and tutorial activities (20%)

Pre-requisites

DECO2016

Prohibitions

DECO2014

Details

Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Design Lab
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Madeleine Borthwick
HECS Band: 2
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