Study

Computing

Human Factors in Computing

  • Class 30
  • Practice 0
  • Independent work 120
Total 150

Course title

Human Factors in Computing

Lecture type

Elective

Course code

183469

Semester

6

ECTS

5

Lecturers and associates

Course objectives

Ergonomics.
User-oriented design.
User-oriented design; Usability evaluation.
Usability evaluation; Identification and prioritization of usability adaptations.
User experience design and graphical user interface development.
User experience design and graphical user interface development.
Emerging technologies.
Midterm exam.
Usability evaluation.
Design of accessible user interfaces.
Design of accessible user interfaces.
Dynamic service content adaptation.
Integration of native and assistive user interfaces.
Applications for alternative and augmentative communication.
Final exam; Applications for alternative and augmentative communication.

Required reading

Mikšić, Dragutin (1997.), Uvod u ergonomiju, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje
Kroemer, Karl H. E; Grandjean, Etienne (2000.), Prilagođavanje rada čovjeku: ergonomski priručnik., Naklada Slap
Shneiderman, Ben; Plaisant, Catherine; Cohen, Maxine; Jacobs, Steven (2009.), Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction, Addison-Wesley
ICT-AAC (2014.), Katalog znanja o potpomognutoj komunikaciji, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Fakultet elektortehnike i računarstva

Minimal learning outcomes

  • Identify the importance of standards and relevant legal provisions related to ergonomics
  • Explain the basic principles of user interface development
  • Distinguish ergonomics-related factors related to computer workstations
  • Modify user interfaces in order to increase usability of software products
  • Analyze possible health risks with computer workstations
  • Identify the importance and need for universal design and ICT user diversity
  • Analyze needs of user with disability and identify adequate assistive technology for human-computer interaction
  • Analyze web-site accessibility
  • Design accessible user interfaces
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