CS-486 / 6 crédits

Enseignant: Pu Faltings Pearl

Langue: Anglais


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 further divided into mini-projects evenly spaced throughout the semester.

Content

Keywords

Interaction design, design thinking, user interviews, ideation, storyboard, context scenarios, digital mockup, user evaluation, video prototyping.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Interaction personne-système

Recommended courses

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

Important concepts to start the course

Goal-directed design, design thinking, user needs assessment, user interviews & observation, ideation, prototyping, evaluation

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Interview users and elicit their needs using the goal-directed design method
  • Design and implement interfaces and intearctions
  • Project management: set objectives and device a plan to achieve them
  • Group work skills: discuss and identify roles, and assume those roles including leadership
  • Communication: writing and presentation skills
  • Interview users and elicit their needs using the goal-directed design method
  • Design and implement interfaces and interactions
  • Project management : set objectives and device a plan to achieve them
  • Group work skills : discuss and identify roles, and assume those roles including leadership
  • Communication : writing and presentation skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, flipped classroom lectures, exercises, hands-on practice, case studies

 

 

Expected student activities

Participation in lectures, exercises, user interviews, ideation sessions, readings, design project, project presentation

Assessment methods

The assessments consist of five in-class open-book exercises, each lasting one hour. Three of these exercises will be randomly selected for grading. Additionally, there will be two mini-projects that will be graded based on group performance. Furthermore, students' individual engagement in group activities, including user interviews, ideation, prototyping, and peer evaluation, will also be evaluated to determine individual performance.

30% open-book exercises (done in class, open notes, open book) - individual performance

20% individual engagement in group activities such as user interviews - individual performance

50% project - group performance

Resources

Bibliography

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

Ressources en bibliothèque

Moodle Link

Videos

Dans les plans d'études

  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Semestre: Printemps
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Forme de l'examen: Pendant le semestre (session d'été)
  • Matière examinée: Interaction design
  • Cours: 2 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Exercices: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines
  • Projet: 1 Heure(s) hebdo x 14 semaines

Semaine de référence

 LuMaMeJeVe
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     

Lundi, 8h - 10h: Cours BC01

Lundi, 10h - 11h: Exercice, TP BC01
BC07-08

Lundi, 11h - 12h: Projet, autre BC01
BC07-08