IS6421 - Human-Computer Interaction and Multimedia

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Information Systems
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2016/17

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to
  1. enable students to foster a strong sense of curiosity and appreciate the interactions between computer technology and people, business and society generally and understand HCI foundations, such as the human, the computer, and the interaction;
  2. enable students to understand issues of HCI design, such as usability, the design process, models of the user, requirement analysis methods, implementation, implementation-support, and evaluation techniques; and give students an enduring capability to participate in analysis and design work in HCI;
  3. expose students to interdisciplinary perspectives of Human-Computer Interaction and obtain experience in applying academic knowledge to solve practical design issues;
  4. enable students to understand multimedia fundamentals and new emerging trends and incorporate them in the design of creative products or applications.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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