Information Package / Course Catalogue
User Interface Design
Course Code: MIS511
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 1
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

The aim of the course is to make the students know user interface design and basic concepts of it, to design user interface and to evaluate user interface design.

Course Content

User Interface (UI) Design, User Experince (UX) Design, General Prencibles of UI-UX Design, Design Process, Design Tools, User Centered Design, Target Audience Analysis, Evaluation of Design.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Student knows the basic concepts of user interface design.
2.At the end of the course, students will be able to design user interfaces according to general principles.
3.Students will be able to evaluate user interfaces with appropriate assessment methods.
4.Student can make applications related to user-centered design and user's role in design.
5.Student can make target audience analysis.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-computer Interaction Ben Shneiderman
2.Designing for Interaction: Creating Innovative Applications and Devices Dan Saffer
3.İnsan, bilgisayar etkileşimi ve kullanılabilirlik mühendisliği: Teoriden pratiğe Kürşat Çağıltay
4.Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability Steve Krug
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
What is User Interface Design ? Basic Concepts
Week 2 - Theoretical
General Prencibles of User Interface Design
Week 3 - Theoretical
User Interface Design Examples
Week 4 - Theoretical
Design Process - Design Tools
Week 5 - Theoretical
User Centered Design - Role of User in Design
Week 6 - Theoretical
Target Audience Analysis
Week 7 - Theoretical
PROJECT - User Interface Design
Week 8 - Theoretical
Idea-Purpose-Audience
Week 9 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 10 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exam
Week 11 - Theoretical
Paper Prototype & Electronic Prototype
Week 12 - Theoretical
Evaluation of Design - Expert Based Evaluation - User Based Evaluation
Week 13 - Theoretical
PROJECT - Evaluation of Design
Week 14 - Theoretical
Project Delivery
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory142256
Assignment102020
Project120323
Individual Work153045
Quiz2012
Midterm Examination110212
Final Examination115217
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)175
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
4
4
4
5
5
5
5
5
5
OÇ-2
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
4
OÇ-3
4
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5
4
4
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4
OÇ-4
4
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4
4
4
4
4
4
4
OÇ-5
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4
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