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Kursusnavn (dansk):Cross-Disciplinary Team Work 
Kursusnavn (engelsk):Cross-Disciplinary Team Work 
Semester:Efterår 2018 
Udbydes under:cand.it., Digital Innovation & Management (dim) 
Omfang i ECTS:7,50 
Kursussprog:Engelsk 
Kursushjemmeside:https://learnit.itu.dk 
Min. antal deltagere:15 
Forventet antal deltagere:
Maks. antal deltagere:48 
Formelle forudsætninger:3rd semester students from DDK; DIM; Games; SDT

Please note:
If the number of sign-ups exceeds the number of seats in the course, seats will be allocated randomly but in a manner that ensures participation from all programmes. 
Læringsmål:After the course the student should be able to:
• Identify and define own disciplinary approaches and communicate these to other students.
• Identify and formulate the problem in a real case in collaboration with a group and based on this, combine and exploit the different disciplinary approaches in order to work with it.
• Integrate contributions from own and other disciplines in the group work with a case.
• Collaborate constructively with students from other disciplines on a project.
• Communicate the results of a cross-disciplinary academic work to both practitioners and academics.
• Critically reflect on the opportunities and challenges of cross-disciplinary work, theoretically, methodologically and in practice. 
Fagligt indhold:In this course, the students will learn about theory, research methods, and technical knowledge with regards to cross-disciplinary teamwork. They will apply this knowledge in the context of active research projects across the research departments at ITU. Based on an introduction to cross-disciplinary teamwork in theory and practice and on introductions from external partners, students will engage with students from other disciplines in projects, that are defined and supervised by teachers from the involved study programmes.

The aim of this course is to give the students the possibility to obtain insights in other disciplines, work across disciplines and reflect upon how cross-disciplinarity may be beneficial for innovative solutions in theory and practice. Working in cross-disciplinary teams means being able to communicate knowledge of the own discipline to team members from other disciplines and create a space to understand, integrate and accept contributions from other disciplines. The course holds a triple purpose for the students:

1) To let students develop a consciousness of their own professional competences and where and how they can use their competences on the labour market.
2) To let students gain experience with real-world project work and to exploit own competences while integrating others’.
3) To reflect upon and develop new ways of thinking and working with IT related questions from different perspectives. 
Læringsaktiviteter:14 ugers undervisning bestående af forelæsninger, øvelser og vejledning

Students can choose between 4 different projects. To ensure cross-disciplinarity, there must be students from at least 3 different disciplines in each project. Each project is supervised by a staff member from one of the study programmes. Learning activities include:

(1) Project work
(2) Presentations (internal and towards external stakeholders)
(3) Write a reflective, critical report 

Obligatoriske aktivititer:Keep a project journal throughout the semester (base the report on it); do a mid-semester project presentation.

Be aware: The student will receive the grade NA (not approved) at the ordinary exam, if the mandatory activities are not approved and the student will use an exam attempt 
Eksamensform og -beskrivelse:D1G Aflevering med mundtlig eksamen baseret på projekt i gruppe. Delt ansvar for projekt., (pass/fail, external exam)

1. Written 10 page group report.
2. Oral examination with a group presentation of the product in front of the teachers and the external examiners. Duration of oral exam: 40 minutes

Assessment: Pass/fail.

Group size: 4 students  

 
Undervisere
Følgende personer underviser på kurset:
NavnStillingUndervisertypeIndsats (%)
Gitte Bang Stald Lektor(ITU) Underviser 25
Daniel Cermak Lektor(ITU) Kursusansvarlig 25
Alexander Richter Lektor(ITU) Underviser 25
Kasper Støy Professor(ITU) Underviser 25
Christoffer Alexander Krakou Hjælpelærer(ITU) Hjælpelærer 0
Erika Sarah Panduro Hjælpelærer(ITU) Hjælpelærer 0