At the end of this course, students will be able to;
- Define the role of design at different levels of behavior change.
- Classify the factors (individual, social, environmental, etc) that affect behavior change.
- Analyze opportunities and potential areas for influencing behavior through design.
- Design a framework/model to design interventions for behavior change
- Design interventions by evaluating the models and frameworks of behavior change.
- Evaluate the design decisions for changing behavior through design by analyzing and reflecting on those decisions
Weekly course plan
|13 Nov||Introduction and discussion of the expectations
Introduction to the DfBC – Introductory lecture to the behavior change models and discussions.
Theories of Behavior Change – and their contribution to design – Armağan Karahanoğlu & Geke Ludden
|20 Nov||Behavior Change from psychology perspective – Pro-social behavior – Thomas van Rompay·
Empowerment and self-management – Jelle van Dijk
|27 Nov||Long term experience in behavior change – Jelle van Dijk·
Personalization and Sports Experience – Armağan Karahanoğlu·
Case: An example of the influence on changing running behaviour – Bas Coenen
|4 Dec||Behavior Change and Sustainability – Laura Piscicelli·
Health Behavior Change – Geke Ludden
|11 Dec||Presentation of design ideas & Discussion on Ethics of Behavior Change|
|18 Dec||Different types research for understanding the impact of design|
|8 Jan||On Demand Progress Meeting (to be scheduled by the students)|
|15 Jan||Drafts ready for the workshop on writing a paper – 4 of us. Almost ready papers – peer review. Come up 3 major comments. Pitches on outline of the paper.|
|22 Jan||Submission of Final Paper & Coaching opportunity on design|
|29 Jan||Final Presentation: Symposium in D4BC|
|Presentation of Design of Intervention||50||Intermediate Presentations – Process (%30)
Outcome (how it draws on DfBC frameworks and theory and contributes to behavior change) (%20)
|Final Report||30||1 final paper|
|Final Project Presentation||20||1 final project presentation|
Recommended study material
Location of the lectures
The lectures of the course are all given in the Designlab – CONNECT.