Omfattning: 5

Tidtabel: 26.02.2019 - 14.05.2019

Kontaktuppgifter till kursens personal (gäller denna kursomgång): 

Antti Salovaara,

Undervisningsperiod (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV – V (Spring)

Lärandemål (är i kraft 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.

Innehåll (är i kraft 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.

Närmare beskrivning av kursens innehåll (gäller denna kursomgång): 

The course consists of a lectures and a reading list before a pre-examination and an evaluation project carried out in a group for a customer.

Each group also chooses a dedicated learning challenge that they will focus on during the project. Reflections on the learning challenge, and other challenges in usability evaluation are elaborated in a learning diary that is returned at the end of the course.

Metoder, arbetssätt och bedömningsgrunder (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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

Närmare information om bedömningsgrunderna och -metoderna och om hur den studerande kan ta del av bedömningen (gäller denna kursomgång): 

Participation in the lectures is highly recommended but not obligatory; participation increases chances of passing the pre-examination.

The course grade will be determined 30% by the pre-examination, 50% by the group project, and 20% by a learning diary. The pre-examination and the learning diary are individual course tasks. The group project is evaluated equally for the whole group.

Attaining at least 50% points of the maximum from the pre-examination is required in order to continue in the course and participate in the project.

Arbetsmängd (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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

Preciserad belastningsberäkning (gäller denna kursomgång): 

5 study credits correspond to 5 * 27 hours = 135 hours of work.

In this course, this work accumulates as follows:

Work load calculation
Lectures6 *2 hours =12 hours
Presentations (of group work progress, 4 times/course; 2-3 hours of preparation, 2 hours of participation in presentations)4 *4 1/2 hours =18 hours
Tutor meetings for groups 5 *2 hours =10 hours
Exam (reading + answering) 18+2 hours =20 hours
Learning diary  10 hours
Project work (planning, 2 rounds of preparation+conducting evaluation+analysing, reporting, meeting the customer)65 hours
Total135 hours

Studiematerial (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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

Ersättande prestationer (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

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

Förkunskaper (är i kraft 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.

Bedömningsskala (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5, may be graded with pass/fail

Anmälning (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Enrollment in WebOodi.

Tilläggsinformation (är i kraft 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.


Anmälning och tillläggsinformation