Human Computer Interaction & Affective Computing
Full course description
Human Computer Interaction and Social Media is the study of interaction between people (users) and computers. It can often be seen as the intersection between computer science, behavioural sciences, design, and other fields of study. The course gives an introduction to interface design. Students are taught about the different stages of successful user interface design, and the problems that may occur at each stage in the design process. Additionally students are taught techniques and methodologies for successful user interface design, and how and which information should be visualized. After completing this course the student will be able to judge whether a user interface meets certain design criteria. Additionally the students will be able to design and evaluate user interfaces from a user perspective.