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User Interface Design

Introduction to this Course

A key component to the discipline of Information Technology is the understanding and the advocacy of the user in the development of IT applications and systems. IT graduates must develop a mind-set that recognizes the importance of users and organizational contexts. They must employ user-centered methodologies in the development, evaluation, and deployment of IT applications and systems. In the course, the student is supposed to understand the role of user in the development of Information Technology (IT) applications/systems with respect to user interface (UI) which facilitates the interaction. The student is supposed to recognize the importance of users and organizational contexts. They must employ user-centered methodologies in the development, evaluation, and deployment of IT applications and systems. Hence, this course covers areas such as human factors, ergonomics, user-centered design, task analysis, usability and accessibility, user task analysis, required for an Information Technology degree programme.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course the students will be able to:

  • Identify the importance of developing effective user interface according to usability requirements and principles. At the same time, he/she will be able to understand the human cognitive situation and how such users could be accommodated with the evolution in technology. It is expected the student will be able to develop prototype interface together help/user documentation and to carry out an evaluation.
  • This course will cover the minimum requirements of knowledge and skill required to software developer who may want to develop effective user interfaces.
  • Your Lecturer

    U J Prashad Srilal
    BSc (Hons) in Business IT
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