HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION

CSE4003

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Human-computer Interaction (HCI) refers to the design and use of computer technology, focusing on the interfaces between users and computer systems. The goal of HCI is to create user-friendly computer systems that are also functional. In this subject, students will be introduced to principles, techniques, and open areas of development in HCI. Main topics include ergonomic aspects, human perception, interface style, interface design guidelines, usability testing, current commercial offerings, existing and evolving standards.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHuawei Tu

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE4IP OR CSE4OOF

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Human-Computer Interaction: An Empirical Research Perspective

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorI. Scott MacKenzie

Year2013

Edition/Volume1st

PublisherMorgan Kaufmann

ISBN0124058655

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Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorHelen Sharp, Jennifer Preece, Yvonne Rogers

Year2019

Edition/Volume5th

PublisherWiley

ISBN1119547253

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Justify the principles of HCI and their importance
02. Apply the user-centered design framework to HCI design.
03. Design quantitative and qualitative tests to evaluate a given interface.
04. Evaluate and compare interfaces with respect to their usability and other desirable properties.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHuawei Tu

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 32 - 42
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

2 hours examination (2,000- words equivalent)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4

Programming assignment (equivalent to 2000 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Laboratory work (equivalent to 500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4