Darmstadt University (h_da)

Winter Term (WS)

User-Centered Design (Master)

After attending the event, the students will be familiar with the principles and methods of user-centered development and will be able to assess at what point in the project they should best be used. They understand human visual, motor and cognitive abilities and their relevance to design and can apply them. They can assess interface elements and their suitability for specific problems and are able to design such elements themselves. They know the established methods of prototyping and can apply them for various projects and projects. Furthermore, they know the most common methods for performing qualitative and empirical evaluation methods and are able to design and carry out tests independently.

Human-Information Interaction (Bachelor)

The aim of the module is the acquisition of advanced knowledge of the processes, models and methods of Human-Information Interaction.

Summer Term (WS)

Visual Analytics (Master)

The students of the module can explain the differences between information visualization, graphic design and visual analytics, explain the reference models of visual analytics, explain elementary methods of data mining, clustering and information extraction, independently deal with current primary literature and the methods described there for the use of Assess complex analytical tasks, explain the process of visual exploration and decision-making, and give examples.

TU Darmstadt (TUDA)

Winter Term (WS)

Visual Trend Analysis (Bachelor & Master)

Independent scientific development of a current topic in the field of visual analytics, trend analytics and visual trend analytics based on: Own literature research, guided by supervisors; Interpretation and classification of the results of the literature work, together with supervisor; Writing a written report on the selected topic (German or English), guided by the supervisor; Preparation of a lecture on the elaborated topic, guided by supervisors; Holding the lecture in front of a specialist audience; Feedback to the speakers on the lectures (including rhetoric, presentation techniques) and the technical discussion.