Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Compulsory for: MD5. Course coordinator: Assistant lecturer Mikael Blomé,, Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology. 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 written tests. Home page:

The aim is to provide students with capability to apply and design interactive products and systems, using principles of interaction design and usability.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Define and discuss interaction design using basic concepts.

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Central areas of the course include: Interaction design, design tools and prototypes, project management, HCI (Human-computer interaction), products and systems, usability, innovation, visualization.

Preece, J, Rogers, Y. & Sharp, H. (2007). Interaction design: Beyond human-computer interaction, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Bohgard M et al.: Arbete och teknik på människans villkor. Prevent, Stockholm, 2008.
Material distributed via the course home page.