User Interface Design
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- 27 Feb 2023
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On successful completion of this subject you should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the importance of good human interfaces in games, mobile devices, simulations and other information technology products
- be able to generate requirements for the interface of a proposed application
- be able to design and build interface prototypes that meet the requirements
- demonstrate an understanding of the psychological and physiological limits of the human factor
- be able to prepare an appropriate usability evaluation plan for a prototype information system
- be able to perform a usability evaluation using a range of methods and tools
- be able to use the results of the evaluation to improve the interface iteratively
- appreciate the relevant ethical issues and be able to apply ethical principles and practices to interaction design
- show awareness of cultural and disability issues that arise in the design of machine interfaces.
- Overview of HCIs and NUIs
- Concepts of interface design
- Interaction design for different platforms
- Functions of interface and interaction
- Gesture-driven interface design
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
This subject is CSP only and cannot be taken as open access. The correct CSP fee will be displayed once you begin the enrolment process. Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in this area, eg from studying related Level 1 and 2 subjects.
- Other requirements - Murdoch University students should also note that Human-computer Interaction ( ICT325) is considered academically equivalent and therefore you should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed ICT325.
This subject focuses on providing an understanding of interface and interaction design especially for game and simulation systems.
Please Note: All students studying at Murdoch University will need to complete the compulsory unit, Murdoch Academic Passport (MAP100), which only takes 2-3 hours to complete online. Find out more: http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/MurdochAcademicPassport.
An outline of what is covered by each assessment: Tutorial/laboratory exercises: Theory and/or practical work relating to the topics or extending the topics. Assignment: Theory and/or practical work relating to the topics or extending the topics. Project: Putting together all that has been learned as well as further exploration of Computer Graphics. Examination: Written answers covering theory and practice.
- Practical exercises (20%)
- Project (30%)
- Open book timed online exam (50%)
For textbook details check your university's handbook, website or learning management system (LMS).