Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Human computer interaction

CS-486

Lecturer(s) :

Pu Faltings Pearl

Language:

English

Summary

This course starts with a simple premise: if a piece of software is useful, joyful and easy to use, people will want it. We thus teach methods for engaging user experience design. The course is limited to 30 students.

Content

Basic concepts of human-computer interaction

Introduction to HCI: its aims and goals

Design thinking

Qualitative research

User modeling: persona and empathy diagram

Task analysis

Visual design

Basic concepts of cognitive science

How people reason and mental models

How people learn to use software products

How people perceive the world

How people process information

Prototyping methods for HCI design

Storyboarding

Wireframe prototyping

Interactive prototyping

Video prototyping

Evaluation techniques

Cognitive walkthrough

Heuristic evaluation

Keywords

User experience design, design thinking, usability, design for engaging users, rapid prototyping techniques, evaluation with users, design challenge

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Introduction to Visual Computing

Recommended courses

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

Important concepts to start the course

Design software for joyful user experience

Learning Outcomes

Teaching methods

Lectures, hands-on practice, design review

Expected student activities

Reading, case studies, peer discussions

Assessment methods

Individual project, group project, presentation

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

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

  • Data Science, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Human computer interaction
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Digital Humanities, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Human computer interaction
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Computer Science, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Human computer interaction
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication Systems - master program, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Human computer interaction
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication Systems - master program, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Human computer interaction
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Mineur STAS Chine, 2017-2018, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Human computer interaction
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Project
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German