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Course name Experience design and experiential learning YAMK
Course date 30.03.2023 - 31.05.2023
Institution HUMAK University of Applied Sciences
Course language English
Credits 5 ECTS credit

Field 4everyone HUB, Humanities and Education HUB, Hospitality Management HUB
Teacher Anita Saaranen-Kauppinen
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Level Master’s level

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Experience design and experiential learning YAMK

30.03.2023 - 31.05.2023

Course description

The course sheds light on experience design and experiential learning in the fields of wellness, experience- and nature-based services and tourism. The participants of the course learn about human behaviour from the perspectives of experiencing and meaningful experiences. Special attention will be given to development work applying the knowledge base and methods of experiential learning and adventure education.

The online course will be organized in English which enables an international learning environment.

Key contents of Experience design and experiential learning 5 ECTS:
  • meaningful experience, adventure, experientiality
  • service design, experience design, experience economy
  • educational, psychological and social psychological perspectives on experience
  • physical, digital and virtual experiences and environments
Target group

The course is well-suited for students and professionals within the fields of education, business, tourism, sports, leisure and recreation, and youth/social/NGO work. A bachelor’s degree from one of the aforementioned fields is recommended but not obligatory.

Intended learning objectives

Students: 

  • examine experience design in the field of wellness, experience- and nature-based services and tourism
  • understands human behaviour from the perspectives of experiencing and meaningful experiences
  • analyse the development needs of customers, operations, services, and environments
  • develop customer journeys, services, products, and environments applying the knowledge base and methods in experiential learning and adventure education

Prerequisites

The participants should be willing to listen, read, write and speak English.

Assessment criteria

Assessment: approved – not completed

Course way of working and time table

Mode of delivery

  • Online course including webinars, individual and/or group assignments, a learning/development task, independent studying.
  • Webinars (3) (Finnish time):
    • 12.04.2023 13.00 – 16.00
    • 26.04.2023 13.00 – 16.00
    • 10.05.2023 13.00 – 16.00

Course enrolment info

See instructions for CampusOnline students in Humak’s Student’s Guide.