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Course Director: Thomas Spyrou
Course Code: 10400
Educational Units: 4
ECTS Units: 5
Type: Elective (ΕΕ)
Semester: 07 (Winter)
Hours: 3 hours lecture
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The course introduces students to the concept of participatory prototyping. It then focuses on the concept of probes, toolkits and prototypes and the general adoption of prototyping as a key feature of contemporary design methodologies. Students will learn how to use story telling techniques, visualization techniques and low fidelity multimodal prototyping techniques. Through functional prototypes they will learn how to communicate the value generated, the nature and characteristics of their design project and how to support the further involvement of users with specialized knowledge related to the most complex aspects of the service.

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Students who successfully pass " Co-Design and service prototyping " will be able to:

• Select the appropriate prototyping techniques given the stage and nature of their design project.

• Plan and conduct co-design sessions as part of design projects.

• Build functional prototypes for documenting and validating design ideas and for conducting user research.

• Issue design feedback capable of guiding the next design cycle through participatory evaluation.

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