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Module

CSC3731 : Human Computer Interaction: Interaction Design (Inactive)

  • Inactive for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Ahmed Kharrufa
  • Lecturer: Dr Kyle Montague
  • Owning School: Computing
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To give students an understanding of Interaction Design practice and its application in pervasive and ubiquitous computing technologies and a variety of other application areas.
To give students an understanding of relevant Interaction Design theories.
To expose the students to the issues of privacy and ethics in relation to digital technologies and how they related to specific design decisions.
To give students an advanced skill-set in practices of Interaction Design.
To give students hands-on experience in prototyping interactive technologies and introduce them to relevant development toolkits.
To give students experience of and to develop skills in working in collaborative design teams.

Outline Of Syllabus

Seminal research work
Design Theory
Models and Frameworks of Interaction
Fieldwork for design
Methods for designing with and for users
Interface design for ubiquitous technologies including wearables, tangibles, embedded, interactive surfaces, tabletops, and natural user interfaces
Ethics and privacy
Prototyping techniques and materials
Design-led evaluation of systems
Qualitative data collection and analysis
Specific application areas for Interaction Design

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.

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Timetable