Research Project in Human Computer Interaction
2016-2017 - IMT4014 - 5sp

Anbefalt forkunnskap

Builds on IMT4421 Scientific Methodology

Forventet læringsutbytte

Knowledge

  • deep knowledge of tools and methodologis for quantitative research in Human-Computer Interaction

Skills

  • be able to suggest a topic for quantitative investigation within the area of Human Computer Interaction
  • be able to perform a litterature study
  • independently be able to make a plan of how to carry out a scientific work
  • be able to work with relevant tools for gathering data in HCI, like eye-trackers and questionaires.
  • be able to facilitate and analyze data from science projects

General knowledge

  • have competence to read and analyze scientific publications
  • be able to report results from scientific projects, including projects carried out by the student herself
  • have developed a clear ethical attitude in relation to how scientific methodology is used
  • experience in teamwork

Emnets temaer

  • Research ethics
  • Quantitative research designs
  • Choice of methods, including planning and how to carry out and analyze experiments/studies
  • Data analysis and statistics
  • Tools for quantitative research of Human-Computer Interaction
  • Practical quantitative research project within Human-Computer Interaction, including litterature review and the writing of an "journal style" scientific paper

Pedagogiske metoder

Forelesninger
Gruppearbeid
Lab.øvelser
Nettstøttet læring
Samling(er)/seminar(er)
Veiledning

Pedagogiske metoder (fritekst)

For the part of the course that is project work it is required that students can meet in groups, and do the necessary data-collection, analyses and writing together.

Vurderingsformer

Vurdering av prosjekt(er)

Karakterskala

Bestått/Ikke bestått

Sensorordning

Internal examiner for project.

Utsatt eksamen (tidl. kontinuasjon)

No re-sit, new examination possible next time the course is running.

Obligatoriske arbeidskrav

Project plan and Litterature study (done in groups)

Læremidler

Books:

  •  Leedy, P D, and Ormrod, J E: "Practical Research, -Planning and design, 11th ed.