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Hobart, Launceston



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 2020

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

Zehong (Jimmy) Cao

Teaching staff

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



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About Census Dates




    • Any two intermediate/advanced KIT units


Mutual Exclusions

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

  • KXT313, KIT413


Teaching Pattern

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


Internal (50%), Exam (50%)Internal = Prototype 1 (30%), Prototype II (20%)

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Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction


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