COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Live-in-Labs® II
Course Code: 
15LIV490
Year Taught: 
2019
Degree: 
International
Center: 
International Programs
Campus: 
Amritapuri

'Live-in-Labs® II' is a course offered in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

  1. Students can enrol for Live-in-Labs® II course only if they have successfully completed Live-in- Labs® I course by meeting all the criteria set by the Live-in-Labs® team.
  1. Understand the principles of
    • Advanced Human Centered Design
    • Co-Design
    • Social Change Management Models
    • Project Management
    • Prototyping
    • Modelling
    • Field
  2. Learn the various tools, techniques and templates used in the mentioned concepts to implement a sustainable intervention in the
  3. Creating awareness and training the villagers.

On the successful completion of the Course, the student will be able to –

CO1: Presenting Proposed Technological Implementation in the respective villages

CO2: Proposal Submission

CO3: Implement the process of Co-design along with the villagers to identify the right design for implementation

CO4: Understanding and Implementing Project Management

CO5: Developing, analysing and testing a Prototype

CO6: Real time Implementation of a feasible, affordable, sustainable and efficient model

CO7: Generating Awareness and Training Users to adopt and use the Intervention

CO8: Practical Application of the theories learnt

CO9: Report Generation

CO10: Research Paper Submission

CO11: Poster Presentation

PO/PSO PO1 PO2 PO3 PO4 PO5 PO6 PO7 PO8 PO9 PO10 PO11 PO12
CO
CO1 3 3 3     3 3   3 3 2 3
CO2               2 3 1 3  
CO3 2 1 3     3     3      
CO4                 3   3  
CO5 3   3   3   3   3      
CO6 3         1 3   3     3
CO7             1   3      
CO8 3         3 3         3
CO9   3 3       3   3 3 3  
CO10   3 3       3   3 3 3  
CO11   3 3       3   3 3 3 1

Unit 1

Co-design

Introduction to co-design. Benefits of co-design. Co-design process. Co-design tools.

Unit 2

Project Management

Introduction to Project Management. Project Triple Contraints. Difference between project and operation. Phases of Project Management. Project Planning.

Unit 3

Human Centered Design II (HCD)

Design Process. Design evaluation. Design implementation.

Text Book(s)

There are no required textbooks for this course; all articles, reports and research papers assigned as required reading will be shared with the students by Live-in-Labs® faculties. 

Reference(s)

  1. Valentin, Anke, and Joachim Spangenberg. "A guide to community sustainability indicators." Environmental Impact Assessment Review 20, no. 3 (2000): 381-392.
  2. Sipos, Yona, Bryce Battisti, and Kurt Grimm. "Achieving transformative sustainability learning: engaging head, hands and " International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 9, no. 1 (2008): 68-86.
  3. Moldan, Bedřich, Svatava Janoušková, and Tomáš Hák. "How to understand and measure environmental sustainability: Indicators and " Ecological Indicators 17 (2012): 4-13.
  4. Lee, "Design participation tactics: the challenges and new roles for designers in the co-design process." Co-design 4, no. 1 (2008): 31-50.
  5. Liam Bannon, Pelle Ehn. 06 Aug 2012, Design from: Routledge International Handbook of Participatory Design Routledge
  6. Sustainable Development Strategies: A Resource Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris and United Nations Development Program, New York.
  7. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Project Management Institute
  8. Field Guide to Human-Centered By IDEO.org. 1st Edition © 2015. ISBN: 978-0-9914063-1-9
Assessment Marks
1. Proposed Implementation Presentation Round 1 2
2. Proposal Submission + Review 6
3. Co-design 6
i. Village Visit I (Co-Design Field Work Assignments) 4
ii. Presentation of Co-design Assessment 2
4. Prototype Design 14
i. Prototype Design 4
ii. Prototype Submission 8
iii. Sustenance Plan 2
5. Implementation 35
i. Implementation Plan Review 3
ii. Implementation 24
iii. Testing & Evaluation 4
iv. Sustenance Model Implementation 4
6. Research Paper 18
7. Final Report 15
8. Poster Presentation 4
Total 100
Attendance 5
Grand Total 105