Human Computer Interaction
Usability Week Courses
Usability Week offers courses about a broad range of web and application design topics. Most courses are also available as in-house training.
Apply human-computer interaction (HCI) research findings to inform and defend UX decisions
Examine the most relevant concepts from the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) field and learn to apply the principles to specific design problems
Be able to explain why certain designs work better in particular circumstances
Design better interfaces from the start by knowing human limitations and easing the load on the user
Be an effective UX professional: Know the lingo and sell the process
- Understand the purpose and roles of UX professionals throughout a project lifecycle
- Know when to apply which research methods and how to use the data to improve design
- Assess your organization’s commitment to UX
- Learn tips for promoting UX as a competitive advantage
Principles, processes, and techniques of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
- Get the confidence gained from having a solid foundation in every aspect of HCI whether you’re just arriving from graphic design, psychology, or another entry discipline, or started picking up HCI some time ago along the way.
- Achieve a deep understanding of the entire life-cycle of design by actually experiencing it through five in-depth hands-on exercises
- Practice the methodology Tog helped develop at Apple, still in use there today, that results in products that are smooth, exciting, and just simply work.
- Get the knowledge you need of information theory, human psychology, physiology and other aspects of HCI science, you’ll be prepared to make intelligent, informed, and effective design decisions
- Learn the trick to “selling” your designs with a minimal amount of stress and effort so you can spend your time doing the work you love. (Managers: This means your designer will be a lot more productive.)