Term 1: Fall Term (September-December) courses
This module aims to educate students on how to write a research plan and proposal, how to formulate research questions and choose appropriate methods. Classification and main features of research approaches/ methodologies and methods. Overview of research designs for empirical and design research: experiment, survey, grounded theory, case study, action research, evaluation research. The following activities are covered: designing controlled experiments, designing questionnaires, conducting interviews, analyzing verbal data, analyzing transaction logs. The module consists of seminars where students are expected to be actively involved. In addition every student must submit home assignment, which consists of three parts and covers all methodological aspects of the research project.
IFI7316.DT – Foundations of HCI (6 ECTS)