Understanding human behaviour as it applies to user interfaces: work activity analysis, observational techniques, questionnaire administration, and unobtrusive measures. Operating parameters of the human cognitive system, task analysis and cognitive modelling techniques and their application to designing interfaces. Interface representations and prototyping tools. Cognitive walkthroughs, usability studies and verbal protocol analysis. Case studies of specific user interfaces.
NOTE: Students not enrolled in the Computer Science Major or Specialist program at the UTSG, UTM, or UTSC are limited to a maximum of three 300-/400-level CSC/ECE half-courses.