Tallinn, Estonia

Design of Digital Services for Health Behaviour Change

when 17 July 2023 - 28 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 450

The course consists of a series of short theory lessons that provide the required background on knowledge of behavior change and the specific methods that can be applied by means of technological solutions.

The topics coversed in the course include:

1.Digital health technologies & Behaviour change;
2.Behavior change theories;
3.Assessment & Monitoring of change process/outcomes;
4.Intervention Design & Evaluation Criteria.

Course leader

Vladimir Tomberg, PhD, Associate Preofessor of Interaction design and Senior Research Fellow in Tallinn University;
Farhat-Ul-Ain, MSc in Health psychology, doctoral student in school of Digital Technology, Tallinn University

Target group

The course is open for everyone who is interested in health, behavior change, and design of digital services. Any relative competencies are highly welcomed, but not strictly required.

Course aim

Participants will learn how to use digital technology to prevent and manage health issues. Participants will be involved in a guided user-centered interaction design process and will create a prototype of behavior change aiming digital application or service.

Credits info

3 EC
Upon full participation and completion of course work students will be awarded 3 ECTS points and a certificate of completion.

Assessment criteria:

Student shows knowledge of the basic theory of behavior change and the methods for applying the theory in practice when designing BC digital products and services.
Student has participated in the design team and can demonstrate a designed prototype for BC product or service.

Fee info

EUR 450: Early-Bird Course Fee (until 31 March)
EUR 500: Regular Course Fee (after 31 March)