Expected learning outcomes
The goal for this cource is to teach the students to emphasize the importance of satisfying user demands when developing interactive solutions. The students will also learn methods for accomplishing this. After successfully completing the course, the students will be capable of conducting user needs surveys and usability evaluations in relation to interactive system development.
Usability, personas, scenarios, methods to analyse user needs, methods for usability evaluation, universal design.
Net Support Learning
Teaching Methods (additional text)
The main focus in the course will be practical project work, where students will be developing (prototypeing) a system.
Net-based teaching will be based on streaming of "on campus seminars/lectures" and net-based supervision.
Form(s) of Assessment
Evaluation of Project(s)
Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)
- Project assessment in groups (counts 60% of the final grade)
- Individual essay (counts 40% of final grade)
- Both parts needs to be passed.
Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)
No re-sit exam
Attendance in 2 seminars (essay/presentation) is required.
Benyon, Turner and Turner (2005) Designing interactive systems , Addison-Wesley
Preregistration in Fronter is necessary to ensure that the course is offered. The course will not run if less than five students have preregistred by August 20.