Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: School of Computing and Information Technology


Subject Information
Subject Code CSCI224
Subject Name Human Computer Interaction
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment 3 Assignments 40% Final Examination 60%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131  $ 1131 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
329-Bachelor of Economics and Finance-Bachelor of Laws
336-Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - Bachelor of Laws
340-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
351-Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information Students should use the SMP OnLine Tutorial System (via SOLS) to enrol in Tutorial/laboratory groups for this subject. Once enrolments are open a link to the subject will appear in Tutorial Enrolments in SOLS.

Subject Availability
Session CCCU Semester B  (02-01-2017 to 08-04-2017)
Campus UOW at CCCU HK
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
 
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Guomin Yang
Mark Freeman
Instance Comment  
Census Date 21-01-2017

Subject Availability
Session SIM Session 1  (03-01-2017 to 09-03-2017)
Campus Singapore Institute of Management
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Minjie Zhang
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 16-01-2017

Subject Availability
Session INTI Subang Jaya Session 2  (31-07-2017 to 03-12-2017)
Campus INTI Subang Jaya
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Siok Jen Leong
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Mark Freeman
Vincent Loh
Instance Comment  
Census Date 25-08-2017

Subject Availability
Session DXB UG Autumn  (17-09-2017 to 15-01-2018)
Campus Dubai
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Quota 50
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Farhad Oroumchian
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Jun Shen
Instance Comment  
Census Date 11-10-2017

Subject Availability
Session SIM Session 4  (02-10-2017 to 30-11-2017)
Campus Singapore Institute of Management
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Minjie Zhang
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Casey Chow
Instance Comment  
Census Date 13-10-2017

Subject Description
This subject provides students with an understanding of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) design principles and how to apply them in the context of developing usable interactive computer systems. The subject will cover topics including user-centred design, the design process, prototyping, organising and presenting information, user interfaces, interaction styles and devices, usability studies, measuring and evaluating the user experience, etc. for the needs of multiple platforms and emergent devices.


Extra Information
Subject Objectives:
On successful completion of the subject students should be able to: (a) Identify and describe HCI principles and design issues; (b) Demonstrate an understanding of the user interaction design process; (c) Discuss and justify HCI solutions based on design principles; (d) Devise suitable methods of measuring and evaluating the user experience.

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