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Archived Curricula Guide 2012–2015
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TIEVS57 Human Information-Processing and Interactive Technology 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Computer Sciences
Person in charge
Vuorovaikutteisen teknologian professori, tuntiopettaja
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2012–2013 X
Preceding studies
Compulsory: 1) TIEP2 and TIEA1 or 2) TIEVA36.
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2011 – 2012

Learning outcomes

After taking the course student
- understands human cognitive processes, such as perception, memory, and thinking
- knows how to design and evaluate user interfaces from the perspective of human cognitive processes
- understands the differences on how humans and computers process information.


The course focuses on the basics of human cognitive functioning. Topics include visual and auditory information processing, memory processes, and basic mechanisms related to thinking and problem solving. The emphasis will be on the applicability of the covered topics to interactive technology.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Lecture notes and scientific articles that will be announced on the course homepage.

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Information Sciences