Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After the course, you can select methods for collaborative evaluation of usability and user experience. You are able to design and carry out an evaluation of interactive systems in different contexts. You know how to communicate your results to various stakeholders in order to impact the further development of the system or service.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 28.02.2022 - 24.05.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Marko Nieminen, Johanna Kaipio

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    The course introduces several methods for collaborative evaluation of interactive systems. The methods for evaluation of usability and user experience are applied in project works conducted in cooperation with customers. Findings further the development of the evaluated interactive system or service.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Group work, individual assignments and exam.

Workload
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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

DETAILS

Study Material
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

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

Substitutes for Courses
Prerequisites
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    3 Good Health and Well-being

    9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    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 or ICT Innovation 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.

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Spring IV-V

    2021-2022 Spring IV-V

    Course Homepage: https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=CS-E5230

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