Study Guide@lith

Linköping Institute of Technology

Valid for year : 2017
TDDD75 Effects-Driven Development and Human-Centred Design of Interactive Systems, 6 ECTS credits.
/Effektdriven utveckling och humancentrerad design av interaktiva system/

For:   D   I   Ii   IT   U  


Prel. scheduled hours: 28
Rec. self-study hours: 132

  Area of Education: Technology

Main field of studies: Computer Engineering Information Technology

  Advancement level (G1, G2, A): G2

The students attending the course will acquire knowledge about design and evaluation methods for human-centred and effect-driven development and procurement of interactive systems. After the course the students shall be able to:
  • utilize human-centred methods to define the value or values in use for an interactive system
  • identify and define measurable effect goals for an interactive system
  • conduct a user evaluation of an interactive system and argue for improvements to it based on the user evaluation in relation to its effect goals

Prerequisites: (valid for students admitted to programmes within which the course is offered)
Knowledge in software engineering

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshhold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Supplementary courses:
Development of Interactive Systems, Design - Strategy and Management, Service Design and Innovation, Advanced Interaction Design

Lectures, teaching sessions, seminars, and group work with individual parts.

Course contents:
Skills: Use human-centred design and evaluation methods for interactive systems development and procurement. Fundamental skills for defining effective and meaningful interactive systems for businesses and users.
Subjects: Fundamental concepts in human-centred design. Effect mapping. Design methods. Usability evaluation.
Technologies: Web-Based Services. Interactive Technologies and Systems.

Course literature:
To be decided. See course homepage before course start.

The final course grades are calculated as the mean of the grades for the assignments. The round-to-nearest with round half up rule is applied (for example, 3.5 is rounded up to 4 and 3.4 is rounded down to 3).

Course language is English.
Department offering the course: IDA.
Director of Studies: Jalal Maleki
Examiner: Mattias Arvola
Link to the course homepage at the department

Course Syllabus in Swedish

Linköping Institute of Technology


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Last updated: 01/09/2017