Module 06-21253 (2012)
Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction
Level 4/M C
|Robert Hendley||Semester 2||10 credits|
Co-ordinator: Robert Hendley
Reviewer: Mirco Musolesi
The Module Description is a strict subset of this Syllabus Page.
The aims of this module are to:
- encourage appreciation of the interdisciplinary complexities of both practical and theoretical aspects of Human-Computer Interaction
- give students an enduring capability to participate in analysis and design work in HCI
- enable students to appreciate the interactions between computer technology and people, business and society generally
On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:
- describe and explain appropriate techniques for determining user requirements from an HCI perspective
- design and evaluate a computer-based system which meets such user requirements
- explain, discuss and apply the underlying principles in HCI, including psychological and technical aspects
- participate in a user-centred design process
- Demonstrate appreciation of the research literature in one subfield of HCI
2-3 hrs lectures/tutorials per week, 3-5 hrs guided study
- Sessional: Continuous assessment (100%).
- Supplementary: Repeat only.
To be determined.
Programmes containing this module
- MSc Computer Science