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User Centered Design

Course Code :1050FOWPOW
Study domain:Design
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:The student who enrols in 1050FOWPOW must also enrol in 1051FOWPOW.
Contact hours:48
Credits:5
Study load (hours):140
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Achiel Standaert
Lukas Van Campenhout

3. Course contents *

This course focuses on the user and his/her behavior. The behavior is explained from psychology (perception, cognition (thinking, memory), consciousness and attention, emotion and motivation, learning and development) and also the interaction product-user-environment is scrutinized. Tools (exploration) are introduced and trained to identify the relevant design aspects of behavior. Special attention will be given to verification: during this course the design and execution of a usability test (detecting problems in the interaction between user and product) is practiced.