Courses & Units

Human Computer Interaction KIT613

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

In this unit students will be introduced to the broad, inter-disciplinary area of human-computer interaction (HCI) with special emphasis on user interface design and brain-computer interfaces.

Lectures cover the design, development and evaluation of computing technologies and human interface technologies, to be used for either work or leisure purposes. Students will learn how to design, implement, and evaluate user interfaces, and how to rapidly iterate and revise your designs. The unit is a combination of lectures and and tutorials with programming experiences. Students will complete design and/or evaluation tasks, literature reviews and presentations as part of the practical requirement of this unit.

Summary

Unit name Human Computer Interaction
Unit code KIT613
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator

Zehong (Jimmy) Cao

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 029999

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KIT313, KXA437

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1 (110 minute) lecture weekly and 1 (110 minute) tutorial weekly

Assessment

50% 2hr exam, 50% in-semester (2 assignments worth 30%, 20%)

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Textbooks

Required

Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction

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