Human Computer Interaction (ISTN718) – 16 credits 

Offered at:  Westville (first semester), Pietermaritzburg (first semester)

Prerequisite Requirement:  Acceptance into the Honours Programme

Aim:  The purpose of this module is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the issues that affect usability and the ability to apply these issues to the design and evaluation of usable interfaces in the real world. 

Content: Topics include: The usability context of use; Human performance – human information processing system; Usability goals and principles; Usability evaluation methods; HCI in the software process/Usability engineering; Usability and technology Acceptance.

Assessment:  Continuous assessment module (100%).


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