Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: MSc in Human Factors students; MA/MSc in Information Technology students. MSc Human Computer Interaction. Horizon CDT, Undergraduate students in Engineering Faculty, particularly Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering and PDM NOTE: Erasmus/Socrates/Visiting students MUST take any relevant examinations for this module in Nottingham at the appropriate time with all other students in the cohort. Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Spring||Assessed by end of Spring Semester|
Prerequisites: Undergraduate students from M3 taking this module should have a basic knowledge of professional skills from modules such as MM1PRO or equivalent
Summary of Content: Introduction to Human Computer Interaction, User interface design, Evaluation of computer interfaces, HCI design and requirements elicitation, Multimodal interfaces, mobile computing, Virtual Reality, Computers in context, Computers and collaboration, Accessibility, HCI in practice, advanced display systems.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||12 weeks||1 per week||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||60||2 hour exam (2 questions out of 4)|
|Coursework 1||40||Group coursework - developing a user requirements specification for a novel user-interface|
Professor G Burnett
Education Aims: To provide students with a thorough understanding of the growth of IT and human computer systems. To examine the concepts and methods available for the analysis, design and evaluation of computer-based interfaces through hardware, software, task and systems design.
Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
Offering School: Department of Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
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