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HTIS81 Usability Evaluation Methods 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Human-Technology Interaction
Faculty of Communication Sciences

Learning outcomes

After taking this course the student
- is familiar with different usability evaluation methods and knows how
to use them during product development process,
- is able to apply the most common methods in practice,
- understands major ethical considerations of usability studies,
- has developed team work skills needed in working life.

General description

The course is intended for UTA and TUT students in the Master's Programme in Human-Technology Interaction and for other students interested in user-centered design and evaluation methods.

Enrolment for University Studies

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Päivi Majaranta, Teacher responsible
Thomas Olsson, Teacher responsible

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4-Sep-2017 – 15-Dec-2017
Wed 6-Sep-2017 at 12-14, Main building lr D11
Wed 13-Sep-2017 - 18-Oct-2017 weekly at 12-14, Pinni lr B3107
27-Sep-2017 , Guest lecture by Katja Piililä from Accenture about UX/usability work in the industry
Wed 13-Dec-2017 at 12-14, Pinni lr B3107
Group 1
Fri 15-Sep-2017 - 20-Oct-2017 weekly at 10-12, Pinni B0016
Group 2
Fri 15-Sep-2017 - 20-Oct-2017 weekly at 12-14, Pinni B0016