Due to the COVID-19 situation, the lectures were arranged online in Zoom (https://aalto.zoom.us/j/68140876890).
The "open-book" exams were arranged online at 15th of December, 2020, and 24th of February, 2021, between 9:00 - 12:00.
Next exam will be arranged on 13-Apr-2021 (9-12). Please register to this exam via Oodi.
The exams are arranged as a "Quiz Assignments" in MyCourses. If you have any questions regarding the arrangements, register to the exam and connect to the original Zoom lecture link just before / during the lecture: https://aalto.zoom.us/j/68140876890
Lectures 22h, group work 56h, independent work 57h
At this course the students learn user interface and interaction design. After completing the course, students are able to develop an interactive user interface that can be used as a prototype or an application for usability testing. Students know how to use user-centred principles, guidelines and patterns in the design and implementation of user interfaces.
The design and construction of interactive user interfaces. Use of basic user interface elements and style guides.
|Assessment Methods and Criteria||
Lectures and examination, exercises.
In order to improve access to learning material during Covid-19 restrictions, you may user either the book by Shneiderman (available from Aalto's library) or the book by Galitz (available online via Aalto's library access). In your assigments (and in the exam), refer clearly to the material that you have used as reference material. Additionally, in the exam you can indicate which of the books you have been using.
Shneiderman, Ben & Plaisant, Catherine: Designing the User Interface - Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction
or the book
Additionally, you are required to familiarise yourself with the following guidelines/material so that you are able to use it in your assignments and refer to the content appropriately:
Lewis, Clayton & Rieman, John: Task-Centered User Interface Design - A Practical Introduction (Web-book, http://hcibib.org/tcuid), Chapter: 3
Smith, Sidney L. & Mosier, Jane N.: User interface design guidelines (www.hcibib.org/sam)Also, Jeff Johnson's book "Designing with the Mind in Mind : Simple Guide to Understanding User Interface Design Guideline (available via Aalto's library access to Proquest eBook Central) offers a broad range of examples connected to user interface design guidelines.
|Substitutes for Courses||
Replaces former course CSE-E5820 / T-121.5300 User interface construction.
CS-C3120 Human-computer Interaction / CSE-C3800 User Interfaces and Usability or equivalent basics in user-centred design and usability.
Passing the course requires the completion of all assignments and the exam. Assignments 1 and 2 are evaluated with "passed/failed" (you must pass). Assignment 3 is done individually (evaluated with normal scale 0-5, weight 20% of the final grade) and assignment 4 in a group (evaluated with normal scale 0-5, weight 40% of the final grade). The exam will be evaluated with normal scale 0-5 (weight 40% of the final grade).
|Language of Instruction||
Lecturer: Marko Nieminen (email@example.com)