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42017 Fundamentals of Interaction Design

6cp
Recommended studies:

Knowledge of object-oriented programming and basic web technologies and programming is useful.


Postgraduate

Description

This subject focuses on the design, evaluation and implementation of interactive computing systems for human use within actual situations. Students gain an understanding of human–computer interaction (HCI) and interaction design principles, including the main concepts, tools and techniques available to build human-centred systems. The subject considers the effects on use of the different metaphors for human activity that designers use in their systems and how human-centred design and evaluation methods can improve the usability of computer systems.


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