|Module Title||USER CENTRED DESIGN AND HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Mark Ratcliffe|
|Other staff||Professor Christopher Price, Mr John Woodbury|
|Co-Requisite||CS22120 or CI22120|
|Course delivery||Lecture||22 lectures|
|Seminars / Tutorials||Up to 12 x 1hr|
|Assessment||Supplementary examination||Will take the same form, under the terms of the Department's policy.|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
2. Models for Human Computer Interaction - 4 Lectures
Mental models. Taskflow models. Dialogue interaction models.
3. Methods for Human Computer Interaction - 5 Lectures
Requirements specification. User interface design. Evaluation techniques. Support tools for methods.
4. Guidelines for screen interfaces - 3 Lectures
HCI characteristics, human performance issues, use of colour.
5. Implementation level issues - 3 Lectures
Types of interface device. Types of interaction. Representation of colour within windowing systems.
6. Case studies - 3 Lectures
Examples of system development which bring out the different issues covered in the course.