DH2620 Human-Computer Interaction, Introductory Course 6.0 credits
Människa-datorinteraktion, inledande kurs
This introductory Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) course presents an overview of human prerequisites and consequences of using information technology as a tool for solving work related tasks. User interface design is a central part of making an adequate cooperation between humans and technology, but there are few ready to use solutions. The course will present methods that help the designer to elicit user requirements and structure the design process as to make the users in focus. Above all the course will emphasize the importance of paying attention to user needs and cognitive functioning in order to design usable systems.