INS 202: Human-Computer Interface (HCI)



Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
1. discuss the foundations and concept of human-computer interface;
2. explain the principles of human-computer interface;
3. explain the design and development of the human-computer interface; and
4. explain the importance of user feedback.

Course Contents
Foundations of HCI. Concept underlying the design of HCI. Principles of GUI. GUI toolkits.
System design methods. User conceptual models and interface metaphors. Human cognitive
and physical ergonomics. Human-centred software evaluation and development. GUI design
and programming.

Lab Work: Illustration of the principles of HCI design. Practice on GUI design and
programming. Demonstration of some GUI toolkits. Practical evaluation of GUIs