Courses & Units

Human Computer Interaction KIT313

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 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 KIT313
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Information and Communication Technology
Discipline Information & Communication Technology
Coordinator

Zehong (Jimmy) Cao

Teaching staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 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 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
029999 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

    25 credit points at intermediate level

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2hr Lectures, 2hr tutorials weekly (13 weeks)

Assessment

50% Exam, 50% Internal (Sketch 5%, Prototype Stage One 20%, Prototype Stage Two 20%, Learning Reflection Report 5%)

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Textbooks

Required

Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction

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