Summer 2020 - CMPT 363 E100
User Interface Design (3)
Class Number: 3670
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Aug 18, 2020
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
This course provides a comprehensive study of user interface design. Topics include: goals and principles of UI design (systems engineering and human factors), historical perspective, current paradigms (widget-based, mental model, graphic design, ergonomics, metaphor, constructivist/iterative approach, and visual languages) and their evaluation, existing tools and packages (dialogue models, event-based systems, prototyping), future paradigms, and the social impact of UI.
This course introduces students to the art and science of designing usable, useful and enjoyable human-computer interfaces, with an emphasis on user-centered design techniques. By the end of the course, students will be familiar with different user-centered design approaches, understanding user needs, prototyping methods, and interface evaluation techniques. Students will gain valuable knowledge and experience by working on a hands-on design project.
- Design Research
- User-Centered Design
- Interaction Design
- Prototyping Methods
- Usability Evaluation
Grading to be announced during the first week of classes.
- Interaction Design: Beyond Human-computer interaction
- Sharp, H., Rogers, Y., and Preece, J.
- John Wiley and Sons.
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