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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TECHS7 Usability and Technical Communication 3 ECTS
Organised by
Technical Communication Programme
Person in charge
Lecturer

Learning outcomes

To familiarise students with the concept of usability and special aspects of usability concerning technical documents.

Contents

Basic concepts of usability, user-based design, evaluation and testing of usability.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

For students in the Technical Communications Programme.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures
Exercises

Teaching language

Finnish

Modes of study

Class participation, exercises, paper.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Pass/fail.
Accepted performance based on a paper.

Study materials

Nielsen (1993): Usability Engineering; Coe (1996): Human Factors for Technical Communicators; Articles given in class.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies
Advanced Studies (Technical Communication Programme)
2011–2012
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies