HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERFACE

CSE5HCI

2020

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 aim of HCI is to develop user-friendly computer systems that are also functional. In this subject, you will be introduced to principles, techniques, and open areas of development in HCI. Main topics include ergonomic aspects, human perception, interface styles, 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 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE4OOF OR CSE4IP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

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Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Human-Computer Interaction: An Empirical Research Perspective

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorI. Scott MacKenzie

Year2013

Edition/Volume1 edition

PublisherMorgan Kaufmann

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Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorHelen Sharp, Jennifer Preece, and Yvonne Rogers

Year2019

Edition/Volume5th Edition

PublisherWiley

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse the importance of principles of human-computer interaction in relation to interface design
02. Develop user interfaces based on the user-centred design framework.
03. Design quantitative and qualitative tests to evaluate a given interface.
04. Use appropriate statistical methods to analyse and interpret experiment results.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHuawei Tu

Class requirements

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h 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 hour examination (2,000- words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4
Programming assignment (equivalent to 2500 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Laboratory work (equivalent to 500 words) Students will be assessed on their ability to use tools, conduct testing and analyse results.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4