|Course Name:||Design for User Interfaces|
|Offered Date:||Fall - 2017 | Other versions|
For any interactive system, the user's convenience depends largely on the ease of use of the interface, and its visual impact. In this course, students learn the User-Centred Design (UCD) process for software development. Through labs and assignments, students explore the fundamentals of cognition, the steps in conducting user research, and prototyping techniques. The rudiments of visual design, the importance design principles and design guidelines, and the impact on users of fonts, colours, and other elements of screen displays in human-computer interaction are also introduced.
|Credit Status:||1 credit (3 units)
Required for BSD - Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)
|Mode of Instruction:||Modes: In-class lecture, labs, and group work
Hours per week: 4
Room configurations: Classroom, Active Learning Classroom
Typical scheduling pattern: Fall term
Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction, 4th Edition, 2015
by Jenny Preece, Helen Sharp, Yvonne Rogers
Published by Wiley
About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design, 4th Edition
by Alan Cooper, Robert Reimann, David Cronin, and Christopher Noessel
Published by Wiley
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