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Innovation: designing for change

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  • Points: 60
  • Code: T317
  • Level: 3

Student reviews

Decent enough module, nothing to shout home about but was overall enjoyable.

Marlon Williams

Course starting: October 2018

Review posted: April 2020

I loved this module, it takes you through the steps of how to make your innovation a reality; calling upon knowledge you learned from the Level 2 Design Module.

I recently used the design pitch format in work to propose a new idea so I can definitely say that the course has real world applications.
The teaching staff on this course are great and I could not recommend them enough.

The assessment/project at the end is the best way to end a Design module, just don't panic that you do not have an Innovation Idea yet, your tutor is there to refine any ideas and guide you.

Those of you who are studying this in a Software Development Pathway like me, there are some crossovers in User Research and all that so it is totally relevant for this pathway.

Course starting: October 2015

Review posted: September 2016

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Module satisfaction survey

The figures below are taken from a survey of students who sat the exam/completed the end-of-module assessment for the October 2016 presentation of T317. The survey was carried out in 2017.

126 students (a response rate of 24.4%) responded to the survey covering what they thought of 10 aspects of the module.

Please note that if the percentage of students who responded to this module survey is below 30% and/or the number of responses is below 23 it means that only a small proportion of students provided feedback and their views as shown here may not be fully representative of all students who studied the module.

See this page for the full text of questions and more information about the survey.

% Count
Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of this module 63.5 80
Overall, I am satisfied with my study experience 66.7 84
The module provided good value for money 54.5 67
I was satisfied with the support provided by my tutor/study adviser on this module 74.6 94
Overall, I was satisfied with the teaching materials provided on this module 62.9 78
The learning outcomes of the module were clearly stated 81.7 103
I would recommend this module to other students 57.9 73
The module met my expectations 57.1 72
I enjoyed studying this module 58.7 74
Overall, I was able to keep up with the workload on this module 68.8 86
Faculty comment: "A quarter of students that started the module in October 2017 responded to this survey. Respondents are satisfied with the quality of the module and their study experience. Some dissatisfaction with teaching materials and value for money likely relates to concerns about the online nature of the module and probably explains the number of respondents who would recommend the module. However, slightly more say the module met their expectations and they enjoyed studying it. The module team are looking at ways to manage expectations better, e.g. recommend engineering students are clear how this module helps meet national requirements for chartered status."
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