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 byDr Chris Evans
Aims

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.