The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the main ideas behind Human Computer Interaction (HCI), usability, and User Interface (UI) design. The first part of the course covers the necessary theory. It requires participants to examine themselves, as well as other people and their cultures. There is discussion on how each culture affects the way that someone would view, use, and react to a human-computer interface. The second part is practical based: aimed at designing a very usable human-computer interface; as well as perform a usability evaluation.
Duration: 2 days
- know how to build usability into software
- understand why and how to make interfaces usable
- know how people may use, or misuse, the interfaces you produce
- be able to analyse users, the tasks, they perform, and the information they need to perform those tasks
- practice in designing, conducting, and analysing usability evaluations
The course is suitable for anyone.