Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: C4, C4da, D4, I4, MD4. Course coordinator: Senior lecturer Joakim Eriksson,, Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology. Recommended prerequisits: MAM061 Human computer-interaction or MAM041 Man-Machine-System. Assessment: Project in combination with a written test. Home page:

The student will gain practical and theoretical knowledge about Usability, and how to evaluate a product concerning this matter.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Lectures and a project.

Overview of different approaches in user studies and evaluation methods:

Methods and techniques:

Project work, where the students plan, execute and analyze the results, using various evaluation techniques.

Rubin, Jeffrey & Chisnell, Dana: “Handbook of Usability Testing” (2nd edition), John Wiley & Sons Inc (2008).