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CIS460 Human Factor/Ergonomic Design

Lead Faculty: Dr Lu Zhang

Course Description

Introduction to methods that incorporate human capabilities and limitations, environmental factors, human-machine interaction, and other factors into system design. The focus is on the interface between humans, technology, and systems. Human factors and ergonomics in systems analysis, design, and evaluation will also be examined.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize human capabilities and limitations.
  • Describe and discuss environmental factors and human-machine interaction.
  • Explain human factors in system design.
  • Explain human factors in teamwork.
  • Identify methods of tackling human factors and ergonomics problems.
  • Evaluate human factors and ergonomics methods.