Course Name: 

Human Computer Interaction (IT351)


B.Tech (IT)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Foundations: The Human, The Computer, The Interaction and Paradigms; User Experience Design; The Process of Developing Interactive Systems: Models, Theories, Design Process and Evaluation; Interacting with Computers: Vision, Graphic Design, and Visual Displays - Touch, Gesture and Marking, Speech, Language and Audition; Human Factors in Design; Effective Interfaces; Application Domain Aspects; Affective User Experiences; Human Centered Evaluations; Assistive Technologies and Accessibility; User Advocacy; Research Trends.


Andrew Sears and Julie A. Jacko, The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies and Emerging Applications, 3rd Edition, CRC Press, New York 2012.
Philip Kortum, HCI Beyond the GUI: Design for Haptic, Speech, Olfactory and other Nontraditional Interfaces, Morgan Kaufmann Inc., Originally Published by Elsevier, 2008.
Alan Dix et al., Human Computer Interaction, 3rd Edition, Pearson, 2004.
Don Norman, The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded Edition, Basic Books, 2013.
Ben Shneiderman et al., Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective HCI, 6th Edition, Pearson, 2016.
J. Preece et al., Interaction Design: Beyond Human Computer Interaction, 4th Edition, Wiley, 2015.
Joel March, UX for Beginners: A Crash Course in 100 Short Lessons, O'Reilly Media, 2015
Jesse James Garrett, The Elements of User Experience: UCD for the Web and Beyond, New Riders, 2011.
Jeff Gothelf and Josh Seiden, Lean UX: Designing Great Products with Agile Teams, O'Reilly Media, 2016.
Constantine Stephanidis, User Interfaces for All: Concepts, Methods and Tools, LEA Inc., New Jersey, 2009.
Nicola Millard, Designing Motivational User Interfaces: Balancing Effective and Affective User Interface Design to Motivate Call Centre Advisors, VDM Verlag Dr. Müller, 2009.
Rex Hartson and Pardha S. Pyla, UX Book: Process/Guidelines for Ensuring QUX, Morgan Kaufmann, 2012.


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