HTIS53 Experimental Research in Human-Technology Interaction 5 ECTS
Organised by
MDP in Human-Technology Interaction
Person in charge
Preceding studies
Introduction to statistics and Thesis course or corresponding courses.


Strategic themes: Responsible conduct of research

General description

The course is suitable for beginning doctoral students and late stage M.Sc. students. This course is highly recommended if the plan is to do experimental work in the M.Sc. thesis.

Corresponding course unit in the curriculum 2015-2017, School of Information Science: TIEVS53 Experimental Research in Interactive Technology, 5 ECTS

Learning outcomes

After the course the student:
- Knows basics of experimental research
- Can plan simple experiments and analyze the results using appropriate statistical tests
- Understands the requirements to comply research ethics
- Can create a structured report according to scientific tradition


The course will consist of lectures on basics of experimental research, research ethics, overview of basic statistical methods, and scientific reporting. These are practiced in group work. In addition students learn course literature, and need to take a written exam.

Teaching methods

The course consists of lectures, a small study carried out as a group work, course literature, and written exam.

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

See the course homepage.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences