Kies de Nederlandse taal
Course module: 201700008
Design and Behaviour Change
Course info
Course module201700008
Credits (ECTS)5
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr. A. Karahanoglu
dr. J. van Dijk
Contactperson for the course
dr. A. Karahanoglu
dr. A. Karahanoglu
Lecturer G.D.S. Ludden
dr. T.J.L. van Rompay
Academic year2018
Starting block
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Learning goals
At the end of this course, students will be able to;
  • Define the role of design at different levels behavior change.
  • Identify the factors (individual, social, environmental etc) that affect the behavior change.
  • Identify opportunities and potential areas for influencing behavior through design.
  • Design interventions by evaluating the models and frameworks of behavior change.
  • Demonstrate skills to analyze and reflect on design decisions for changing behavior through design.
This course focuses on the role of design at various levels of behavior change. It consists of theory lectures and a design project. The course covers several topics that have been explored in various studies such as health and well-being, social design and sustainability. Throughout the course, students will iteratively develop interventions by following the provided strategies for behavior change. At the end, students make a final presentation of the project.

Name Weight Description
Presentation of Design of Intervention 30 1 presentation of intervention design
Final Report 40 1 final paper
Final Project Presentation 20 1 final project presentation
Self Reflection 10 1 written report on self reflection
Assumed previous knowledge
Required materials
Recommended materials
Course material
Design for Behaviour Change: Theories and Practices of Designing for Change
Instructional modes
Presence dutyYes

Presence dutyYes

Presence dutyYes

Assignment(s) and presentation

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