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ITNP023 - Foundations of Information Technology Autumn 2016
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Text Books
  • Computer Science: An Overview, J. G. Brookshear, latest edition, Addison-Wesley (strongly recommended)

  • Professional Issues in Software Engineering, F Bott et al, second edition, UCL press (background)

For the design part of the module, either of:

  • Y. Rogers, H. Sharp, and J. Preece. Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction, Wiley, 2015 (4th edition). ISBN 978-1-119-02075-2 (older editions of this book are still reasonably valid)..
  • B. Shneiderman, C. Plaisant, M. Cohen, S. Jacobs. Designing the User Interface: Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction, Pearson, 5th edition 2010 (earlier editions are acceptable alternatives), ISBN 978-0-321-60148-3.
  • For further reading, I recommend these:
    • Steve Krug, Don't Make Me Think!: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, New Riders; 3rd edition (2014). ISBN-13: 978-0321965516
    • DA Norman. The Design of Everyday Things, Basic Books, 2002, ISBN 0465067107
    • A Cooper. The inmates are running the asylum, Sams, 2004, ISBN 0672326140.

     
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