Module 06-25022 (2012)
Research Topics in HCI
|Robert Hendley||Semester 2||10 credits|
The aims of this module are to:
- Provide students with the opportunity to study an area of HCI research in depth and to develop a critical analysis of the current state of the art in this area
- Train students in research methodologies and presentation skills
On successful completion of this module, the student should be able to:
- Undertake a review of the literature and develop a critical analysis of current research
- Identify open research questions and point to potential ways to pursue their investigation
- Make effective scientific presentations to colleagues, both orally and through written reports
Up to 3 contact hours/week to a maximum of 15 hours over the course of the term consisting of initial lectures, tutorials, group discussions, class presentations. Directed reading.
- Sessional: Coursework (100%)
- Supplementary: Coursework (100%) undertaken over the summer
- Initial introduction and orientation.
- Guidance on research methodologies and presentation methods.
- Individual guidance and group discussions.
- Student presentations and report reviewing.