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INFO-H 541 Interaction Design Practice

3 credits

Prerequisites: None

This course covers human computer interaction theory and application from an integrated-approach of knowledge domains, i.e., the cognitive, behavioral, and social aspects of users and user context, relevant to the design and usability testing of interactive systems.

Topics

  • Basic HCI theory, terms, principles, and conceptual models
  • User experience (UX) design theory and practices
  • Interface design principles and processes
  • Product design and development processes and lifecycle
  • Needs, requirements, and formative user research
  • Prototype design theory and practice
  • Product usability evaluations and testing methods

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply HCI principles and a user-centered approach to interaction design.
  2. Analyze user needs and requirements.
  3. Design and develop prototypes based on user needs and requirements, while applying HCI principles and models.
  4. Apply evaluation and usability testing methods to interactive products to validate design decisions.

Course Delivery

  • On-Campus
  • Online

Course Schedule

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