Discover how to define requirements, develop design concepts, and conduct evaluations from a user-centered design perspective. Discover the best ways to use focus groups and formative evaluation sessions to optimally involve users from beginning to end. Learn about the human factors principles that guide physical arrangement of components and the representation of information. Learn advanced information visualization techniques for big data analytics.
Department of Defense personnel working on an acquisition program, Defense contractors responsible for human systems integration or human factors, and human systems researchers or practitioners from the commercial sector
How You Will Benefit
Understand the rationale for user centered design and its advantages over technology centered design
Become familiar with sources of design requirements from human engineering and from the other HSI domains
Understand how to apply user centered design to the physical arrangement of components and workstations
Learn about user centered design of visual and auditory displays
Become familiar with common tools used to support design
Learn about the evaluation methods that support user centered design
Introduction to User Centered Design
Analytical Methods to Determine Design Requirements
User characteristics that drive design.
Use of focus groups and similar methods
Physical Layout of Components
Design of Visual Displays
Use of Mockups and Prototypes
Design of auditory displays
Design for Accessibility
Design for special populations and austere environments
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