Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: UG. Level: G1 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. TNS112 overlap following cours/es: TNS110, TNS111, MAMA05, TNS110 och TNS111. Compulsory for: ID2. Course coordinator: Arne Svensk, university instructor, Assessment: A passing grade will be given to students who pass individual and group assignments, oral presentations of group assignments and a written review of another group's report. Home page:

The aim of the course is for the students to learn, early in their education, how to develop products and phenomena adapted to the human capacity for thinking and to the situations where the products and phenomena are being used.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The Cognitive Ergonomics course contains individual and group assignments in which the interfaces of different products and phenomena are analysed and improved from a usability perspective. The class is divided into groups of approximately four.

The theoretical portion of the course consists of lectures/seminars that cover the following areas:

Norman, D A: The Design of Everyday Things. Basic Books 2002. ISBN:978-0-465-06710-7.
Material that is handed out at the beginning of the course and at the lectures and seminars.