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DH1624 Human-Computer Interaction, Basic project 3.0 credits

The course gives basic practical experience of conducting user-centred design projects.

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Application

For course offering

Spring 2025 Start 17 Mar 2025 programme students

Application code

61395

Headings with content from the Course syllabus DH1624 (Spring 2023–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course consists of a larger practical project based on the theoretical bases that have been introduced in DH1623.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

- explain and present design properties of interactive artifacts for different stakeholders

- carry out a smaller design project in a group (including basic project management)

- carry out formative usability tests of own prototypes

- apply a creativity technique (e.g. brainstormning)

- create paper prototypes and digital interactive prototypes

- based on a given design task discover and identify what characterises the intended target group and situation of usage

- identify and formulate usability requirements after completed field studies

- reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of their own design based on literature and own evaluations

in order to

- be able to use design methods that support the development of useful systems.

- prepare the student for further studies in the area.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Knowledge in human-computer interaction, 4.5 higher education credits, equivalent to completed course DH1623.

Active participation in a course offering where the final examination is not yet reported in LADOK is considered equivalent to completion of the course.

Registering for a course is counted as active participation.

The term 'final examination' encompasses both the regular examination and the first re-examination.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination

  • INL1 - Assignments, 3.0 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Technology

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Patric Dahlqvist (patricd@kth.se)

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: http://www.kth.se/en/eecs/utbildning/hederskodex.