Design effective ways for people to relate to and use computer technology. Research and experiment with prototype methods and assess user experiences. Create better interfaces to improve interactions and adapt technology for specific needs.
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Students who successfully complete this subject will be able to:
- Analyse, adapt and apply the principles and goals of good user-interface design
- Appraise business needs and requirements with relevant theories of human behaviour to the design of good user centred, value driven applications
- Demonstrate perceptive and analytic skills in critiquing, analysing and evaluating the usability and usefulness of information technology
- Examine the role of user evaluation in the development of interactive systems and review various evaluation frameworks that are appropriate for a given set of objectives.
- Introduction to Interaction Design
- Understanding the Goals and Principles of Interaction Design
- Human Behaviours and Business Needs
- Communication and Collaboration
- Soft Systems Methodology (HCI perspective)
- Developing Users Requirements
- Interfaces and Interactions types
- Data Gathering Techniques and Practices
- The Processes of Interaction Design
- Prototyping Methods
- Types of Evaluations and Evaluation Frameworks
- Usability Testing and Analysis
- Printable format materials
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
SWI-INF10006, or SWI-INF10014
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