Foundations of Human-Computer Interaction
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Course title in Estonian
Inimese ja arvuti interaktsiooni alused
Course title in English
Foundations of Human-Computer Interaction
ECTS credits
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Course aims
The goal is to introduce the body of knowledge of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) to students.
Brief description of the course
The course addresses:
- An introduction to HCI covering the field’s genesis and evolution
- Contemporary trends
- Cognitive modelling
- Distributed cognition
- Situated action, ethnography and ethnomethodology, CSCW related theories and frameworks, activity, grounded and hybrid theories
- Turn to Design and Culture;
- Turn to the wild, and Embodiment.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- is aware of the genesis and evolution of the field of HCI as well as its contemporary trends;
- knows the theoretical foundations at play in HCI;
- is able to situate theory in practice.
Mustafa Can Özdemir