SYLLABUS

UNIT- I

Interaction Paradigms: Computing Environments, Analyzing Interaction Paradigms, Interaction Paradigms Interaction Frameworks and Styles : Frameworks for Understanding Interaction , Coping with Complexity, Interaction Styles

 

UNIT- II

Interaction Design Process: Iterative Design, User-Centered Design, Interaction Design Models, Overview of Interaction Design Models Discovery : Discovery Phase Framework, Collection, Interpretation , Documentation Design : Conceptual Design, Physical Design, Evaluation, Interface Design Standards, Designing the Facets of the Interface

 

UNIT- III

Design Principles: Principles of Interaction Design, Comprehensibility, Learnability, Effectiveness/Usefulness, Efficiency/Usability, Grouping, Stimulus Intensity , Proportion , Screen Complexity, Resolution/Closure, Usability Goals Interaction Design Models: Model Human Processor , Keyboard Level Model, GOMS, Modeling Structure, Modeling Dynamics, Physical Models Usability Testing: Usability, Usability Test, Design the Test, Prepare for the Test, Perform the Test, Process the Data

 

UNIT- IV

Interface Components: The WIMP Interface, Other Components Icons : Human Issues Concerning Icons, Using Icons in Interaction Design, Technical Issues Concerning Icons Color: The Human Perceptual System, Using Color in Interaction Design, Color Concerns for Interaction Design, Technical Issues Concerning Color

 

UNIT- V

Text : Human Issues Concerning Text, Using Text in Interaction Design, Technical Issues Concerning Text

 

Speech and Hearing : The Human Perceptual System, Using Sound in Interaction Design, Technical Issues Concerning Sound

 

Touch and Movement: The Human Perceptual System, Using Haptics in Interaction Design, Technical Issues Concerning Haptics

 

Suggested reading:

1) Steven Heim, The Resonant Interface: HCI Foundations for Interaction Design, Addison-Wesley, 2007

2) J. Preece, Y. Rogers, and H. Sharp, Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction, Wiley & Sons, 2nd Ed., 2007

3) Ben Shneiderman , Catherine Plaisant, Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human- Computer Interaction, 5th edition, , Addison-Wesley, 2009