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For computer technology or programs to succeed in today’s highly competitive marketplace, it’s important for developers to consider things such as useability, ergonomics and human-computer interaction (H-CI).
This is exactly what the online Human-Computer Interaction unit is designed to address, aiming to help programmers and developers design more user-friendly technologies.
The 13-week unit is delivered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Swinburne University, and provides students with a solid grounding in the principles of H-CI, training them to apply this knowledge directly to web design.
By examining how people perform work tasks in real-life settings, and understanding that ergonomic and information salience can impact usability, students walk away from this unit with the ability to make computers more people literate.
To be eligible to enrol, applicants must have completed one of the following units or possess equivalent knowledge:
In this IT unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Web developers and programmers will benefit from this highly practical and relevant unit in human-computer interaction. The unit will enable developers to become more innovative and dynamic designers, and enhance the quality of their products and technologies.
By completing this unit students will also improve their:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.