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HTIS85

Methods in Human-Centered Design, 5 ECTS

University
Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences

The most common human-centered design (HCD) methods are learned both in theory and practice. The methods are introduced and discussed in weekly meetings and learned in practice during the course work in small design projects.

The student will learn the most common HCD methods and techniques, including techniques for gathering, modeling and analysing user research data, methods for specifying and designing products and services, and principles of interaction and interface design, and prototyping. These include, among others, observation, interviewing, consolidating models for interaction, artifacts, physical and cultural models, affinity diagrams, personas, scenarios, sketching, storyboarding,wireframes, design patterns, interactive UI mock-ups etc.

Teaching periods

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II
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IV

Course code

HTIS85

Main teaching language

English

2019–2020

Level of study

Advanced studies

Grading scale

General scale, 0-5

Persons responsible

Responsible teacher Päivi Majaranta
Responsible teacher Thomas Olsson

Learning outcomes

Further information

Studies that include this course

Completion option 1

Participation in teaching

07.01.2020 31.05.2020
I
II
III
IV

Teaching periods

I
II
III
IV

Course code

HTIS85

Main teaching language

English

2019–2020

Level of study

Advanced studies

Grading scale

General scale, 0-5

Persons responsible

Responsible teacher Päivi Majaranta
Responsible teacher Thomas Olsson

Completion option 1

Participation in teaching

07.01.2020 31.05.2020
I
II
III
IV