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Prototyping of Digital Services

Prototyping of Digital Services
  • Code: DIG4TF003
  • Scope: 5 cu (135 h)
  • Timing: 2. semester
  • Language: English
  • Course level: profile studies
  • Course type: optional

Learning objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to apply brainstorming techniques, is able to design a digital service visual user interface and is able to take advantage of tools for prototyping.

Topics to be covered in the course include the following:

- Iterative design
- User Interface visuals
- Tools for prototyping
- Implementation of the prototype

Starting Level and linkage with other courses
Recommended Innovation and Project Work and User Experience courses studied before.

Accepted course is evaluated with grades 1 to 5.

Grade 1
The student understands the importance of the visual image to the digital service, as well as to understand the importance of building of prototypes of tools and are able to implement their primitive prototype.

Grade 3
The student is able to design the visual identity of digital services and are able to implement a prototype utilizing tools for prototyping.

Grade 5
The student is able to plan an appropriate visual image of digital services and are able to implement a high-quality prototype effectively utilizing tools for prototyping.

Working life connections
The students have the opportunity to implement small projects.

The international material used in the course (both the source material and software).

Learning methods
This course learning outcomes can be achieved in the following ways:

a. Lectures and independent work.

b. E-learning and independent work.

c. Workplace-based learning (suom. AHOT).

The course also includes a mandatory assessment of their own learning.

Responsible teacher
Ari Alamäki
Amir Dirin
Niina Kinnunen
Outi Valkki