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052700 VU Cooperative Systems (2021W)

Continuous assessment of course work
MIXED

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The course will be held in presence where and whenever possible. If some parts of the course have to be held online, will be announced in the course introduction.

The course introduction will be held on Friday, 8 October 2021 at 9.00 in Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8 O1.106A statt. (Note: on 1 October 2021 will be no lecture.)

Friday 08.10. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 15.10. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 22.10. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 29.10. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 05.11. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 12.11. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 19.11. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 26.11. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 03.12. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 32 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 9
Friday 10.12. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 17.12. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 07.01. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 14.01. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 21.01. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8
Friday 28.01. 08:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2, Währinger Straße 29 2.OG
Hörsaal 41 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 8

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

A cooperative system may be defined as combination of technologies, human beings and organizations which is supporting their communication, coordination and interaction in order to contribute to the efficient realization of their joint objectives. This lecture covers cooperative systems in ICT from a holistic perspective which includes technical, design-related and user-centered aspects.

The VU "Cooperative Systems" (052700, 6 ECTS) consists of lectures, practical work and a seminar part. The lectures give an overview of models in the area of classical CSCW (Computer Supported Cooperative Work). Then, central aspects of interaction design, user experience and design thinking concerning cooperative systems will be covered.

In the practical part, small groups of students work on a case study for a cooperative system. This case study means to design and implement a cooperative system based on topics related to the course. The final technical prototype will be presented in class and complemented with a written seminar report.

The Seminar part uses the book "Networks, Crowds, and Markets" where students in small groups prepare hold presentions throughout the semester. In addion, a written exam on the contents of these presentations and the other lectures concludes the course.

Assessment and permitted materials

Performance will be graded by
- active lecture participation (individually and in groups),
- written quizzes in the course of the lecture meetings (individually),
- a presentation (in small groups),
- a practical programming task (in small groups),
- a seminar paper (in small groups),
- a written exam (individually).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Attendance and participation (10%),
- Quizzes (15%),
- Presentation (10%),
- Seminar paper (20%),
- Programming task (25%),
- Written test (20%).

1 (sehr gut) 100%-89%
2 (gut) 88%-76%
3 (befriedigend) 75%-63%
4 (genügend) 62%-50%
5 (nicht genügend) below 50%

For a passing grade, you are allowed to miss class no more than two times. If the conditions for passing are fulfilled (50%), the final mark may be improved by additional points for active engagement during the lectures or with related research projects etc.

Examination topics

Lecture contents.

Reading list

- David Easley, Jon Kleinberg: Networks, Crowds, and Markets - Reasoning about a Highly Connected World. Cambridge University Press, New York, 2010.
- Marc Stickdorn, Markus Hormess, Adam Lawrence, Jakob Schneider: This is Service Design Doing - Applying Service Design Thinking in the Real World. O'Reilly UK Ltd., 2017.

Further literature will be announced during the course.

Association in the course directory

Module: WI4 CS

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