Human Interface Design

You don’t need to go far to find a frustrated computer user. Often it will be because they find the interface difficult to use. Designing good interfaces has become an important industry, and successful products often depend on having excellent interfaces.

This activity explores just how hard it is to get things right.

Human Interface Design

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  • Sam demonstrating the Stroop effect

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 Curriculum Links

Great Principles of Computer Science [info]
  • Communication, Design, Evaluation
New Zealand Curriculum [info]

Mathematics Level 1: Number strategies

    • Understand that technological outcomes are products or systems developed by people and have a physical nature and a functional nature.
  • Understand that technology is purposeful intervention through design.