DH2610 Theory and Methodology of Science in Human-Computer Interaction 7.5 credits
Vetenskapsteori och vetenskaplig metodik i MDI
This course has been cancelled.
The aim of this course is to give a broad introduction to philosophy of science from natural science, social science and humanistic perspectives that connects to the area of HCI. Design of studies, techniques for collecting and analyzing data, and ethical considerations are introduced and discussed.
Education cycleSecond cycle
Main field of studyComputer Science and Engineering
Grading scaleA, B, C, D, E, FX, F
Last planned examination: autumn 18.
At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of the course the students will be able to:
- describe different scientific traditions and identify subareas within HCI that represents these
- assess research articles within HCI regarding method, theory and research ethics
- discuss how studies are carried out from scientific and ethical perspectives
- plan quantitative and qualitative studies
- discuss possibilities and limitations with different data collection techniques, methods, and theoretical perspectives
- better assess scientific research quality, especially within the domain of HCI
Course main content
Theory of knowledge, inductive-deductive approaches, research methods, theoretical perspectives and technologies within HCI and research-ethical consideration of them, different views of the user, relation between research, technology development, and design.
Admitted to the Master's programme in HCI
Meddelas senast 4 veckor före kursstart på kurshemsidan.
- ANN1 - Other Task, 3.0, grading scale: P, F
- ANN2 - Other Task, 3.0, grading scale: P, F
- HEM2 - Home Exercise, 1.5, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
In this course, the code of honour of the school is applied, see: http://www.kth.se/csc/student/hederskodex.
CSC/Media Technology and Interaction Design
Anders Hedman, e-post: firstname.lastname@example.org, telefon: 790 9708
Anders Hedman <email@example.com>
Course syllabus valid from: Autumn 2015.
Examination information valid from: Autumn 2012.