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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3689
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2011-2014); Monthly (Since 2015)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
    • Abstracting/ Indexing: EI (INSPEC, IET), Electronic Journals Library, Google Scholar, Crossref and ProQuest
    • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net
Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
QUniversity, Australia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJIET. The journal publishes good-quality papers which focous on the advanced researches in the field of information and education technology. Hopefully, IJIET will become a recognized journal among the scholars in the related fields.

IJIET 2013 Vol.3(2): 245-248 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2013.V3.273

Use of HCI Components into IT Courses

Anrieta Draganova and Patrick Doran

Abstract—This paper presents guidelines for the adoption of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) subject materials at an undergraduate level of an Information Technology (IT) program. The authors develop a rationale for integrating HCI-focused materials into Information Technology (IT) curriculum. Lists of important HCI instructional materials and skills that undergraduate learners could use to enhance their knowledge for effective professional careers in the industry are provided. Several approaches for incorporating HCI components into existing and new IT courses are discussed. Based upon the authors experience and knowledge of HCI-focused courses, there are suggestions for applying cognitive pedagogy for teaching undergraduate HCI courses where experience and knowledge support the theory.

Index Terms—Human factors, human computer interaction (HCI), IT course program, cognitive pedagogy.

A. Draganova is with The George Washington University, Washington D.C. USA (e-mail: anri@ gwu.edu).
P. Doran is with Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (e-mail: Patrick.Doran@zu.ac.ae).


Cite: Anrieta Draganova and Patrick Doran, "Use of HCI Components into IT Courses," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 245-248, 2013.

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