HTIS54 Emotions and Sociality in Human-Technology Interaction 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Human-Technology Interaction
Person in charge
Professor Veikko Surakka
Preceding studies
Recommended:

General description

Corresponding course unit in the curriculum 2015-2107, School of Information Sciences
TIEVS54 Emotions and Sociality in Interactive Technology, 5 ECTS

Learning outcomes

After this course the student
1. Understands and is able to explain central factors of human intra- and inter-individual behavior.
2. Is able to evaluate the meaning of social and emotion related processes in all human behavior including, cognition, motivation, intra- and inter-individual functioning, as well as all this in human-technology context.
3. Is able to describe central concepts of social and affective processes.
4. Learns to understand and realize how these factors could and should be used and utilized to develop human-technology/human-computer interaction.
5. Knows thematic literature and is able to evaluate it critically.
6. Understands the requirements for acquiring theoretical and empirical knowledge, and for developing good quality research setups when working in this thematic area of human-technology interaction.

Contents

The course consists of a series of lectures and discussions about nonverbal communication, the neural and biological basis of communication and emotions, interconnections between emotions and cognition and motivation, and human?computer interaction.

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
Option 2
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam 
In English

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences