Coursebooks

Interaction design

CS-486

Lecturer(s) :

Pu Faltings Pearl

Language:

English

Summary

This course focuses on goal-directed design and interaction design, two subjects treated in depth in the Cooper book (see reference below). To practice these two methods, we propose a design challenge, which is to be carried out by a team of three students.

Content

Design methods for HCI 

What is HCI: its aims and goals

Design thinking

Goal-directed Design

Mental model and different types of users

Qualitative research and user interviews

User modeling: persona and empathy diagram

Scenarios, requirements and framework design

Visual design

Information Visualization design

Basic prototyping methods for HCI 

Storyboarding

Context scenario 

Interactive prototype

Video prototype

Human computer interaction evaluation methods

Cognitive walkthrough

Heuristic evaluation

Evaluation with users

 

 

 

 

Keywords

Interaction design, design thinking, design for playfulness, rapid prototyping techniques, evaluation with users.

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

Goal-direction design

Learning Outcomes

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

Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises, hands-on practice, design review

Expected student activities

Lectures, readings, design project, quiz

Assessment methods

Group project, presentation, mid-term exam

Resources

Bibliography

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

 

Ressources en bibliothèque

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