Research Topics in HCI

Module Title - Research Topics in HCI
Number of credits – 10

Module description 

This module supports you in studying current research within the HCI discipline. Several themes will be led by the different academic staff involved. You will be given an initial set of key papers and guided in their research and analysis of the area selected. You will deliver a report on your analysis of the current state of the art in their area and also be expected to highlight open research questions. You will also present this work orally to the group.

The aims of this module are to:

  • Provide you with the opportunity to study an area of HCI research in depth and to develop a critical analysis of the current state of the art in this area
  • Train students in research methodologies and presentation skills

On successful completion of this module, you should be able to:

  • Undertake a review of the literature and develop a critical analysis of current research
  • Identify open research questions and point to potential ways to pursue their investigation
  • Make effective scientific presentations to colleagues, both orally and through written reports

Teaching and assessment:

Sessional: continuous assessment(100%)
Supplementary (where allowed): continuous assessment (100%) undertaken over the summer
Semester 2
Contact hours - 15