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Pre-requisites with regard to content: Computer Science 1
Pre-requisites according to the examination regulations:
none
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The courses of this module teach the students fundamental programming and algorithmic skills. The students should be enabled to analyze small problems, find solutions to these problems, and develope them in the Java programming language.

By means of periodic evening events they get basic understanding of association work, concretely the work of the Usability Professionals' Association (UPA).

Assessment:
Individual exams
Course: Man-Machine-Communication
Internal number: MINB3414 Type/mode: Lecture
Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bröckl
Language of instruction:
German
Credits (ECTS): 3 Contact hours: 2
Workload: 90 hours (30 hours presence, 60 hours self-contained work) Assessment: Written/verbal Exam 90/20 Min. (graded)
Content:
An MMC-task which is standard practice is designed starting from task analysis up to the paper prototype. This prototype is subject - possibly over several iterations - of a usability test until the specified quality targets are reached.
Recommended reading:
Script, eye-tracker and user monitoring space in the Usability Lab Textbooks:
  • "GUI Design Essentials " von Susan Weinschenk, Pamela Jamar, Sarah C. Yeo, Verlag John Wiley & Sons, 1997, ISBN: 0471175498
Comments: Supervised group work with presentation and discussion; test the usability of the prototype, prepare a test report with proposals for improvements.
Course: Man-Machine-Communication Design
Internal number: MINB3424 Type/mode: Exercise
Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Bröckl
Language of instruction:
German
Credits (ECTS): 2 Contact hours: 1
Workload: 90 hours (15 hours presence, 75 hours self-contained work) Assessment: Presentation 1 Semester (not graded)
Content:

An MMC-task which is standard practice is designed starting from task analysis up to the paper prototype. This prototype is subject - possibly over several iterations - of a usability test until the specified quality targets are reached.

Recommended reading:

Script, eye-tracker and user monitoring space in the Usability Lab Textbooks:

  • "GUI Design Essentials " von Susan Weinschenk, Pamela Jamar, Sarah C. Yeo, Verlag John Wiley & Sons, 1997, ISBN: 0471175498
Comments:

Supervised group work with presentation and discussion; test the usability of the prototype, prepare a test report with proposals for improvements.