Credits: 5

Schedule: 20.02.2018 - 22.05.2018

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV – V (Spring)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course, you can select suitable usability evaluation methods in various situations, and to argument your choices. You are able to design and carry out usability evaluations, and to communicate your results to customers in order to have an impact on further development.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course introduces several usability evaluation methods including both usability inspection and user testing methods. The methods are applied in project works conducted in cooperation with companies aiming at an improved prototype of the evaluated system.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Group work (60%) and individual assignments & exam (40%).

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures and presentations 30h, tutoring 10h, individual assignments + exam 20h, project work 75h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture materials, selected journal and practitioner articles and complementary materials. Materials are announced in course web site.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces the courses CSE-E5810 Usability Evaluation, T-121.5450 Interaction Design and Evaluation.

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

CS-E4900 / CSE-E5800 User-Centred Methods for Product and Service or equivalent knowledge in user-centred design and usability.

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5, may be graded with pass/fail

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Enrollment in WebOodi.

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The number of participants will be limited (25). Registrations will be prioritized in the following order:

1) The students that have the course as a mandatory part in SSE, Information Networks, ICT Innovation, and uSchool majors,

2) The students that have the course as a mandatory part in SSE, Information Networks, ICT Innovation, and uSchool minors,

3) The students that have the course as an elective part of their major,

4) The students that have the course as an elective part of their minor, and

5) All other students based on registration order.

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