Planning and Conducting HCI Experiments

Summary

Term
Summer 2013
ECTS
6 (also see course catalog)
Level
Master
Instructors
Michael Rohs, Markus Krause
Time
Wednesday, 10:00 – 13:00
Room
224, 3703 (Appelstr. 4)

Course Description

The semester topic is: Exploring eLearning and Massive Open Online Courses.

This course will give master level students the opportunity to plan and conduct their own HCI (human-computer interaction) research experi-ment. The course teaches necessary skills to plan and conduct such experiments by example. Students will work on experiments on Massive Open Online Courses a growing field in the domain of eLearning. The course will allow for group work as far as possible.

The course language is English. The course is limited to 15 participants. This is an explorative course that provides the basis for participating in the course Communicating HCI Research, which is offered in parallel. However, both courses can also be taken independently.

Course Objectives

  • Planning and conducting HCI experiments.
  • Choosing an experimental design.
  • Choosing and dealing with participants.
  • Knowledge of experimental methods, observation, and data collection.

Lecture Calendar

Date
Topic
3.4.
Introduction

Assignment Calendar

Date
Topic
3.4.

Materials

Relevant literature will be provided during class.

Slides, assignments and other materials are available via Stud.IP