[ 921CGELWUSK21 ] KV Web Usability

Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
1,5 ECTS M1 - Master's programme 1. year Computer Science Klaus Miesenberger 1 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Computer Science 2022W
Objectives Students understand the importance of usability as part of web design. They know the interdisciplinary process and work-flow of Usability Engineering and the most important usability methods and tools. They develop skills in efficiently applying them in web (re)design projects. They are able to evaluate and measure web pages in terms of usability and are able to develop ideas, concept and plans for re-design.
  • Definition of term and domain Usability
  • Related disciplines and interdisciplinary approach
  • The Usability Engineering Process
  • Guidelines, methods and tools in Usability Engineering
  • Basic concepts and importance of HCI
  • Contributions of Cognitive Psychology
  • Web Accessibility
  • Examples and applications
Criteria for evaluation presence
Quality of practical work
Methods Presentation
Further reading
Evaluation and test of Web-Pages
(Re)Design of web pages in practice
Language English
Study material Handout
up to date literature
Changing subject? No
Corresponding lecture 575WQUEWUSK10: KV Web Usability (1.5 ECTS)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Direct assignment