History of Innovations and Design
Form of learning:
Learning Outcomes After succesful completion of the course student is able to 1 recognise and discuss connections between changes in design practices and cultural and societal changes 2 review and reflect history of design practices vis-a-vis sustainability development 3 recognise and discuss diffusion of design and innovations Content The course provides an introduction to the intertwined histories of innovations and design, by discussing how these two fields have influenced each other. Common reference point in the discussion is to see how innovations and design practices have contributed, for better or worse, to the sustainability of the economy, people and the planet. Working methods: lectures, excursions, assignments. Alternatively, student can study independently and take an electric exam in specified times. Exam times are published in MyCourses course front page.