Arizona State University
Human Factors & Usability Engineering: Designing for Humans Specialization
Arizona State University

Human Factors & Usability Engineering: Designing for Humans Specialization

Design systems that are better suited for users. Learn how to design better products and services

Taught in English

Robert Gray

Instructor: Robert Gray

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Specialization - 5 course series

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • Courses 1-2:

    Human factors relevance & key applications; methods for studying & reducing human error; human-centered design for improved usability.

  • Course 3:

    Consider products, technologies & systems. Compare/contrast perceptual displays & understand trade-offs in designing effective interfaces.

  • Course 4:

    Consider human limitations. Distinguish among types of attention & memory; identify strategies & heuristics used for decision making.

  • Course 5:

    Consider human performance and types of controls. Understand & identify key factors that influence how humans produce & sense motion.

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May 2024

Specialization - 5 course series

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Intermediate level

Recommended experience

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Specialization - 5 course series

What you'll learn

  • You will learn about human factors and will identify key human factors applications as well as compare and contrast methods for reducing human error.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Usability Assessment
Category: Human Error Analysis
Category: Human centered design

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to distinguish methods for studying human error and analyze methodologies for evaluating the usability of products, technologies & systems.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Anthropometric Measurement
Category: Human Performance Measurement
Category: Ergonomic Design
Category: Biomechanics Optimization
Category: Human centered design

What you'll learn

  • You will be able to compare and contrast different types of perceptual displays and understand the trade-offs in designing effective interfaces.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Human-Centered Design
Category: Human Computer Interface
Category: Usability Design
Category: Human Sensory Perception and Performance
Category: Digital Visual Interface

What you'll learn

  • Learn to distinguish between types of attention & memory, and identify strategies and heuristics used for decision making & problem solving.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Field of human factors
Category: Human Error Classification
Category: Human Systems Evaluation

What you'll learn

  • You will be introduced to types of controls, be able to understand and identify key factors that influence how humans produce & sense motion.

Skills you'll gain

Category: Usability
Category: Human Performance - Motor Control
Category: Skill Acquisition Models
Category: Attention and Memory
Category: Human centered design

Instructor

Robert Gray
Arizona State University
5 Courses308 learners

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