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Psychology (PSYC)

Department of Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

PSYC 3800 [1.0 credit]

People and Technology (Honours Seminar)

The theoretical and practical basis of Human-Oriented Technology (HOT) will be covered from a psychological perspective. Topics may include input/output devices, user modeling, the software development life cycle, dialog design, help and documentation, social issues, and usability evaluation.
Prerequisite: enrolment in the Honours Psychology program, with a CGPA of 9.00 or higher in the Major; PSYC 2800 or PSYC 2700 and permission of the Department.
Lecture, seminars and laboratory work, six hours a week.

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