- Assignment 1 – User needs analysis: Group project (3-4 students) to identify user needs in a particular situation of use, with recommendations for the design of a prototype interactive system. The assignment consists of a group written report (2000 words) and a presentation (10 minutes) requiring approximately 20 - 25 hours of work per group member, as well as an individual report (1000 words). Due in week 6. Individual report 10%. Group report 10%. Presentation 5%. Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 3, 4 and 5 are addressed in this assignment.
- Assignment 2 - Prototyping: Group project (3-4 students) involving the application of design techniques to create a wireframe prototype (consisting of screenshots or paper sketches) based on the findings of assignment 1. Groups must document, justify, and evaluate their design decisions via a written report (2000-3000 words) and a presentation (10 minutes), requiring approximately 20-25 hours of work per group member. Due in week 12. Written report 20%. Presentation 5%. ILOs 2, 3, and 4 are addressed in this assignment. Assignment 2 is a hurdle and must be passed to pass the subject
- One written 2 hour closed book examination. ILOs 1 to 6 are addressed in the examination. Taken at end of semester. 50%.
Hurdle requirement. To pass the subject, students must obtain:
- at least 50% of the marks available in the examination.