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Module

CSC3721 : Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Ahmed Kharrufa
  • Teaching Assistant: Mr Chris Napier
  • Owning School: Computing
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To give a basic introduction to concepts of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
To introduce students to relevant HCI theory and history
To introduce students to the principles of user-centred design
To give students an understanding of the role of human factors in systems design
To provide students with an understanding of relevant interface evaluation techniques

Outline Of Syllabus

- Key concepts and issues in HCI
- Theories and history of HCI
- Understanding users
- Human factors
- Requirements engineering
- Design
- Principles, standards and guidelines
- Input and output technologies
- Designing interactions
- Prototyping
- Evaluation techniques for usability

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable