COMP3012 - Interaction Design

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Syllabuses from the 2015-16 session are available here.

CodeCOMP3012 (also taught as COMPGC25)
PrerequisitesSuccessful completion of years 1 and 2 of the BSc/MEng Computer Science programme or the BSc Information Management programme
Taught byDr Chris Evans

The module covers advanced topics in interaction design, informed by current research topics in human-computer interaction and interaction design. A central theme is how to design technologies to meet people’s needs.

Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding of research topics in interaction design
  • Knowledge and understanding of methods used in interaction design
  • The ability to reflect critically on the appropriateness of different interaction design methods
  • The ability to conduct basic user research
  • The ability to design, prototype and evaluate a novel ubiquitous computing technology
  • Transferable skills: Information gathering and organising skills. Argumentation skills and the ability to synthesis information from multiple sources. Written presentation skills.


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