Coursebooks 2016-2017

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Human computer interaction

CS-486

Lecturer(s) :

Pu Faltings Pearl

Language:

English

Summary

User experience design is concerned with the usability and enjoyability of software products. This course teaches you the basic methods of user experience design (UX), and introduces you to design thinking.

Content

Basic concepts of human-computer interaction

Definition of user experience design: what are its aims and goals

Introduction to the goal-directed design method

How to interview users

How to identify design requirements after interviewing users

How to design using context scenario and storyboarding methods

How to perform usability testing

Basic concepts from cognitive science

How users interact with computers

How users learn and how they memorize

Human Perceptual Systems

Visual Interafce Design

 

 

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Open to students enrolled in the Master and PhD programs in IC.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Lectures, written assignments, one design project

Expected student activities

Reading, case studies, peer discussions

Assessment methods

Written assignments, group project and project presentation 

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Resources

Bibliography

About Face 3: The Essentials of Interaction Design by Alan Cooper et al. (available as e-book at NEBIS)

100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about People by Susan Weinschenk (avaiable as e-book at NEBiS)

Ressources en bibliothèque
Moodle Link

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9BC01    
9-10    
10-11BC01
BC07-08
    
11-12BC01
BC07-08
    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German