183.647 From Design to Software 1

2019W, PR, 4.0h, 6.0EC


  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 6.0
  • Type: PR Project

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

- gather, analyze and specify the requirements of one (or several) user group(s)
- design, implement and evaluate a prototype using an iterative user-centered design process (UCD).

Subject of course

Identifying a user group and gathering its requirements.
Creation of mockups and wireframes as deliverables for an acceptance of a fictional product (i.e. its prototype).
Implementation and subsequent evaluation of a prototype. Evaluation will take place with real users during a formally planned usability test.
Discovered (usability) problems will be solved conceptually or by re-implementation.

Teaching methods

Design, implementation, and evaluation of a project in the field of human-computer interaction in a user-centered design process. Regular meetings with a supervisor to discuss progress.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Effort for the student (ECTS-Breakdown):

Preliminary talk: 2 h
Analysis, concept, and design: 45 hrs
Implementation: 75 hrs
Evaluation: 20 hrs
Preparing of presentation: 5 hrs
Presentations: 3 hrs

Total: 150 hours (6 ECTS)

If you have any questions, please contact care4u@inso.tuwien.ac.at.




Course dates

Wed17:00 - 19:0009.10.2019EI 3 Sahulka HS - UIW Vorbesprechung - Themenvorstellung

Examination modalities

Based on project progress and results

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
20.09.2019 08:00 28.02.2020 08:00 28.02.2020 12:00


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