Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 15
ECTS credits : 7
Level : SCQF Level 11
Availability restrictions: Not automatically available to General Degree students
This module provides a grounded introduction to the principles of human computer interaction in the context of evaluation paradigms. Material includes: history of interfaces and interaction; the human (vision, perception, memory, hearing); the computer (from existing to next generation ubiquitous computing systems); paradigms of interaction; evaluation paradigms in HCI; guidelines and heuristics; experimental design and hypothesis testing in HCI; quantitative evaluation methods in HCI; qualitative evaluation methods in HCI.
Pre-requisite(s): Undergraduate - Before taking this module you must pass CS2002 and (pass CS2001 or pass CS2101)
Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take CS3106
Weekly contact: Lectures, practical classes and tutorials.
Scheduled learning hours: 41
Guided independent study hours: 109
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Coursework = 40%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 60%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 60%, Existing Coursework = 40%