Human Computer Interaction - FS '19

The course provides an introduction to the field of human-computer interaction, emphasising the central role of the user in system design. Through detailed case studies, students will be introduced to different methods used to analyse the user experience and shown how these can inform the design of new interfaces, systems and technologies.

The recommended book for this course is Human-Compter Interaction by Dix and Finlay. It is available at ETH Store Polyterrasse.

Sample Exam

Sample Exam - Answers


Overview

Course Nr.
252-3110-00L
Lecturers
O. Hilliges and C. Holz
Assistants
A. Feit, D. Lindlbauer, A. Block, V. Vechev, and T. Langerak
Lecture
Wed 13:00 - 15:00, HG D 7.2
Sessions
Session 1: Thu 11:00 - 13:00, ML J 34.1
Session 2: Thu 11:00 - 13:00, ML H 34.3
Session 3: Thu 15:00 - 17:00, IFW A 34
Credits
6 ECTS
Contact
Please address all questions (regarding content, organisation etc.) on Piazza. The Piazza forum is closely monitored by us. Due to organisational reasons, we will not be able to respond to direct e-mails. In the beginning of the course you will receive an e-mail with the registration link for Piazza.

Learning Objectives

The goal of the course is that students should understand the principles of user-centred design and be able to apply these in practice.




Schedule

Wk.Date ContentSlides Project/Exercise
1 18.09.
Introduction to course & stakeholder projects
Lecture
Project Kickoff

Form Groups, Submit Project Preferences, and Prepare Q&A for Stakeholders

List of projects and stakeholders

2 25.09.
User Centered Design: Part I
Slides
Exercise

Weekly Exercise

Form Groups by Monday 24.09.18

Contact Stakeholders by Thursday 27.09.18

3 02.10.
User Centered Design: Part II and Prototyping
Slides
Exercise

Weekly Exercise

4 09.10.
Analytical Investigation: Usability and Heuristic Evaluation
Slides
Exercise

Weekly Exercise

5 16.10.
Experimental Design: Analyzing User Experience
Slides
Idea Presentations

Deliverable: Presentation PPT

Stakeholders: Feedback Form

6 23.10.
Introduction to statistics (Guest Lecture)
Slides
Exercise

Weekly Exercise

7 30.10.
The User: Basic Human Perception & Cognition
Slides Paper Exercise

Weekly Exercise

8 06.11.
User Modeling - Motor system
Slides

Weekly Exercise

9 13.11.
Computational Design
Slides

Carry out study

10 20.11.
No Lecture
Study Design Presentations

Deliverable: Study Design

Stakeholders: Feedback on Study Design and Results

11 27.11.
No Lecture
Exercise

Weekly Exercise

12 04.12.
Guest Lecture: Creaholic
Slides

Weekly Exercise

13 11.12.
No Lecture

Weekly Exercise

14 18.12.
Final project presentation
Project/Prototype Presentations

Deliverable: Video Prototype

Stakeholders: Feedback on Project/Prototype