Human Computer Interaction module (AC52013)

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Module code


Semester: 2


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About the Module

This module explores key concepts in Human Computer Interaction through practical tasks and critical evaluation of the research literature.

Credit Rating

There are 20 SCQF points available on this module.

Module Timetable

Week Topics Covered
4 History of HCI
Scientific foundations
How to read a research paper
5 Human Factors
6 Interaction and Interface Elements
7 Contemporary Topics in HCI
8 Introduction to Accessibility
Mobile Accessibility
9 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
10 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

Assessment and Coursework

Coursework counts for 100% of the final module mark. 


Marking criteria are provided on My Dundee for all assignments, so that you know what we are looking for when we are marking your coursework. Please ensure that you refer to these when completing assignments.

Title Week Given Week Due Effort Expected (hours)
Coursework 1 6, 7, 10, 12 100

Reading List

All course material is available on My Dundee. This includes copies of lecture materials, practical exercises, and assignments. The reading list for this module can be accessed from My Dundee and provides recommended materials for completing the module.


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