187.A46 Design and Evaluation of visualisations
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, UE, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWEL

Course evaluation

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to design visualizations that conform to common design guidelines. They know and are able to apply selected evaluations methods.  They are also able to conduct simple evaluations of information visualisations. They are able to apply theoretical ideas from relevant areas to the design and evaluation of visualizations. They are able to understand and present scientific texts.

Subject of course

The lecture will give an introduction into human perception and the design of usable visualisations. This lecture is based on the lecture Psychological Foundations of Visualization and is focused on the evaluation of visualisations. Practical aspects of evaluation processes will be discussed and exercises will be conducted. Students will search for literature and present this literature in written and oral form. 

Teaching methods

Reading of scientific literature, presentation of scientific papers, critical discussion, exercises in evaluations, writing of brief summaries of scientific papers, writing of reports about evaluations

CURRENTLY, THE LECUTRE WILL BE CONDUCTED ONLINE. THE KICK-OFF MEETING WILL BE ON MARCH 9, 10 A.M. ON APRIL 13, AT 10 A.M. THERE WILL BE AN INTRODUCTION INTO EVALUATION METHODS. ON JUNE 6, AT 10 A.M. THERE WILL BE A QUESTION/ANSWER SESSION.

Mode of examination

Immanent

Additional information

The lecture will be conducted online.

ECTS Breakdown: 3 ECTS=75 hours

16 hours Lectures

10 hours Lectures + Presentations

10 hours Literature Research

7 hours Summary Literature Research

7 hours Presentation Preparation

19 hours Thinking Aloud Study

6 hours SummaryThinking Aloud Study

 

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue10:00 - 12:0002.03.2021 - 29.06.2021FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Design and Evaluation of visualisations - Single appointments
DayDateTimeLocationDescription
Tue02.03.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue09.03.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue16.03.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue23.03.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue13.04.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue20.04.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue27.04.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue04.05.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue11.05.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue18.05.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue01.06.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue08.06.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue15.06.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue22.06.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen
Tue29.06.202110:00 - 12:00FAV Hörsaal 1 - INF Gestaltung und Evaluation von Visualisierungen

Examination modalities

Paper presentation, Assignment - summary of scientific paper, report evaluation study

The single tasks will be collected as a portfolio.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
18.02.2021 00:00 16.04.2021 23:59

Precondition

The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below

Curricula

Literature

Ebert, A., Dix, A., Gershon, N., Pohl, M. (2011) Human Aspects of Visualization: Second IPIP WG 13.7. Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Visualization, HCIV (INTERACT 2009), Berlin, Heidelberg, New York: Springer

Ware, C. (2008) Visual Thinking: For Design. Morgan Kauffmann Series in Interactive Technologies

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses

Miscellaneous

  • Attendance Required!

Language

English