Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. MAM061 overlap following cours/es: MAM041 och MAM041. Compulsory for: C3. Optional for: D4, D4bg, E4, RH4. Course coordinator: Mikael Blomé,, Ergonomi och aerosolteknologi. Assessment: For a passing grade the student must actively participate in the obligatory portions as well as receive a passing grade on a project as well as on a written test. Home page:

The student shall acquire an overview of interaction design with a focus on the usability oriented design process. The students will, through a mix of theory and practice, acquire skills to design usable interactive products and services.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

• define and discuss interaction design using basic concepts.

• explain the principles of a user oriented design process.

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The structure of the course is based on the user-oriented design process.

Central areas of the course include:

Interaction design, HCI (Human-computer interaction), usability, cognitive processes, the design process, problem identification, user studies and task analysis, system services, conceptual design, interaction design, graphic design, usability evaluation.

Preece, J., Rogers, Y. & Sharp, H. Interaction design, Beyond human-computer interaction. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2002.
Additional material is hand out during the course. All literature is available on the course website .