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Summer and Winter Schools UniTrento proposals: from June 2020 to January 2021

The Master aims at training professional figures and researchers with a wide range of multidisciplinary skills to understand, design and evaluate new interaction possibilities between human beings and IT devices.

The Master is structured into three specialisation areas:

  • social-cognitive area: brain/mind interaction and cognitive ties;
  • computer science area: user-interfaces; user-centred design; participatory design; human-machine interaction; prototyping of interactive systems, affective computing, e-learning;
  • methodological area: qualitative and quantitative methodologies; visual, ethic and epistemological planning.

Specific learning outcomes are:

  • acquaintance with simulation, observation and experimental methods in the study of the interaction between human beings and complex systems;
  • ability to plan a user-centred design of user interfaces;
  • theoretical and practical knowledge of communication and decision-making processes;
  • secure knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis;
  • capability to analyse decision-making processes, at an individual and collective level, in organisational, economic and social contexts;
  • capability to autonomously carry out basic and applied research activity.

By virtue of its interdepartmental nature, the course:

  • offers an integrated programme that allows students to pursue their own research interests in an interdisciplinary research environment;
  • fosters the development of research skills in areas that several departments are concerned with;
  • provides specialised skills which are not included in traditional degree courses.

More info on MHCI web site

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