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Usability and User Interfaces

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TDA0102
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: T-ITE 2007V
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 1 (2007-2008)
Credits: 2 cr
Responsible Teacher: Wahlman, Erik
Language of Instruction: Swedish

Courses During the Academic Year 2007-2008

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
4T-IT-12008-01-07 – 2008-05-02Erik WahlmanSwedish2007-12-10 – 2008-01-11

Learning Outcomes

The Student is aware of the importance of usability in user interface design and knows different evaluation methods of user interfaces. The Student is familiar with design techniques, standards and guidelines to ensure the design of usable applications.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h
- of which scheduled studies: 27 h
- of which autonomous studies: 27 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites.


Definitions of usability and evaluation of user interfaces. Factors affecting the usability. Fundamental principals of designing for people.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

- Andrén Peter, m.fl., Grafiska användargränssnitt – en utvecklingshandbok, Studentlitteratur.
- Molich, Rolf, Webbdesign med fokus på användbarhet, Studentlitteratur 2002 (valda delar).
- Ottersten & Berndtsson Användbarhet i praktiken, Studentlitteratur 2002.
- Material supplied by the teacher
- Web-based material

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exersices.

Assessment Criteria

1 The student has basic knowledge.
3 The student has good knowledge.
5 The student has excellent knowledge.

Assessment Methods

Examination and exercises.