ICT 4515 - Usability Design For Websites
This course expands the student's basic knowledge of Web page and website development (ICT 4505) by providing in-depth understanding of how to design Web applications with the user in mind. Students gain knowledge about how the fields of human factors engineering and psychology (e.g., visual perception, cognition, learning, and memory) relate to usability design as well as how usability assessments are conducted. Usability guidelines, design problems and design strengths, and best practices for common functions such as Web navigation, menus, scrolling, graphics and icons are explored. The class is a combination of lectures and lab experiences, culminating in the student's developing a website, conducting a usability evaluation, and reporting on the results and recommendations from the evaluation. Prerequisites: ICT 4300, ICT 4505.
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Information And Communications Technology to see the next time this course is offered.