Module code: 803G5
Level 7 (Masters)
15 credits in autumn semester
Teaching method: Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework
Human computer interaction (HCI) is concerned with designing, evaluating and deploying usable, effective and enjoyable technologies in a range of contexts.
This module provides an introduction to the key areas, approaches and developments in the field.
- principles of user-centred design
- techniques for prototyping and implementing interactive products
- methods for evaluating interactive technologies with and without user involvement.
The module will also give you practical experience of all four stages of the user-centred design process.
Module learning outcomes
- Demonstrate a systematic understanding of what is meant by good design, and examine experiences of designing systems that are usable by people.
- Critically apply a variety of methods for evaluating the quality of interfaces.
- Critically apply a variety of methods for conducting iterative user-centred design.