183.639 Beyond the Desktop
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, VU, 4.0h, 6.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 6.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • apply knowledge and abilities in user interface design and interaction design aside from traditional desktops 
  • understand and apply the principles of design and evaluation according to the fundamentals of HCI when developing future applications and interaction techniques
  • critically reflect on results and effects of new technological approaches and attempts
  • design and develop innovative interaction techniques
  • prototype new ways of Human-Computer Interaction.

Subject of course

Beyond the Desktop is engaged in designing alternatives for traditional graphical user interfaces. By digitalizing our environment - enabled by more performant and convenient hardware - and the progressive development of sensors and technologies, new ways of Human-Computer Interaction are possible. In this lecture, the according „enabling technologies“ and their field of application like mobile, tangible and ubiquitous computing and ambient displays are presented. 

Those HCI fields are examined by critically elaborating various case studies.

Further, methods are presented for designing appropriate and innovative user interfaces, their prototyping and evaluation.

Teaching methods

The lecture consists of a lecture and assignments. The topics presented in the lecture are elaborated in the according assignment tasks.

The lecture ends with a written exam. 

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

In case of questions, please use the TUWEL-forum or contact beyond@inso.tuwien.ac.at.

Effort for the student (ECTS-Breakdown):

Lecture (50 h):

  • Preliminary Talk: 1 h
  • Lectures: 10 lectures of 90 min --> 15 h
  • Exam preparation and research: 32 h
  • Exam: 2h 

Practical work (100 h):

  • 3 assignments (3 x 33,3 team meetings incl.): 100 h

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Total: 150 hours (6 ECTS) 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Thu17:00 - 19:0017.03.2022 - 09.06.2022 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu14:00 - 16:0005.05.2022 Online via Zoom (LIVE)183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu17:00 - 19:0023.06.2022 Distance Learning via ZoomBeyond the Desktop
Beyond the Desktop - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Thu17.03.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu24.03.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu31.03.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu07.04.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu28.04.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu05.05.202214:00 - 16:00 Online via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu12.05.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu19.05.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu02.06.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu09.06.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via Zoom183.639: Beyond the Desktop
Thu23.06.202217:00 - 19:00 Distance Learning via ZoomBeyond the Desktop

Examination modalities

  • Elaboration of assignments both, by oneself and in teams
  • Written exam at the end of the semester

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
16.02.2022 08:00 25.03.2022 23:00

Curricula

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Language

English