COMP3012 - Interaction Design

This database contains the 2016-17 versions of syllabuses. These are still being finalised and changes may occur before the start of the session.

Syllabuses from the 2015-16 session are available here.

CodeCOMP3012 (also taught as COMPGC25)
Year3
PrerequisitesSuccessful completion of years 1 and 2 of the BSc/MEng Computer Science programme or the BSc Information Management programme
Term2
Taught by**To be confirmed**
Aims

The module covers advanced topics in interaction design, focusing on the design of mobile and ubiquitous computing technologies. A central theme is how to design technologies to meet people's needs.

Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding of research topics in ubiquitous computing
  • 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.

Content:

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