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HUMAN FACTORS IN COMPUTING
Code: 34327
ECTS: 4
Lecturers in charge: izv. prof. dr. sc. Gordan Gledec
izv. prof. dr. sc. Željka Car
Lecturers: Petar Djerasimović, dipl. ing. - Laboratory exercises
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English level:

1,0,0

All teaching activities will be held in Croatian. However, foreign students in mixed groups will have the opportunity to attend additional office hours with the lecturer and teaching assistants in English to help master the course materials. Additionally, the lecturer will refer foreign students to the corresponding literature in English, as well as give them the possibility of taking the associated exams in English.
Load:
Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Laboratory exercises 15
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
Description:
The term human factors (or ergonomics) in computing is defined and relevant norms are elaborated. Possible health hazards introduced by using computing equipment are explained and preventive measures are suggested. Ergonomics of computerised working environment is elaborated analysing the impact of visual displays, input and output devices, interior arrangements, microclimate, noise and illumination on workplace design. Appropriate practical solutions are presented. Regarding the software ergonomics, fundamental principles of human-computer interaction are explained, with emphasis on user interface design for desktop, web and mobile applications.
Literature:
  1. Uvod u ergonomiju; Mikšić, Dragutin; Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Fakultet strojarstva i brodogradnje; 1997; ISBN: 953-6313-11-1
  2. Prilagođavanje rada čovjeku: ergonomski priručnik; Kroemer, Karl H. E; Grandjean, Etienne; Naklada Slap, Jastrebarsko; 2000; ISBN: 953-191-096-0
  3. Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction; Shneiderman, Ben; Plaisant, Catherine; Cohen, Maxine; Jacobs, Steven; Addison-Wesley; 2009; ISBN: 978-0321537355
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Passed : Programming and Software Engineering
6. semester
Izborni predmeti - Mandatory module - Software Engineering and Information Systems
Izborni predmeti - Mandatory module - Telecommunication and Informatics
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