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Course module: 202000356
202000356
Human Factors Theory
Course info
Course module202000356
Credits (ECTS)7
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact personM. Schmettow
E-mailm.schmettow@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
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Lecturer
dr. S. Borsci
Lecturer
M. Schmettow
Contactperson for the course
M. Schmettow
Lecturer
prof.dr. J.M.C. Schraagen
Lecturer
prof.dr. F. van der Velde
Academic year2021
Starting block
1B
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
Theory
  • understand the prevalent paradigm of Human Factors and its implications.
  • understand the development cycle of technology products and the role and activities of Human Factors specialists therein
  • be able to describe several important application domains and the respective HF challenges and approaches
  • know in detail how cognitive abilities contribute to human performance

 
Content
In this study unit basic engineering principles are introduced, for example, the role of user requirements and the project phases of systems development.
Module description
This study unit is part of the module Human Factors and Engineering Psychology (202000355). A module is offered as one educational unity and students take it as such.
Module
Module 6B
Participating study
Bachelor Psychology
Required materials
Book
Johnson, J. (2014). Designing with the Mind in Mind (second edi). Morgan Kaufmann. (available as e-book in the UT library, no need to buy it)
Book
Gavriel Salvendy, Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition, ISBN 9781118131350 (available as e-book in the UT library, no need to buy it)
Articles
Various
Recommended materials
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Instructional modes
Lecture

Tests
Multiple Exams

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