by Alan Dix, is a open, online
and FREE course
for those interested in learning human-centered design
Our official iOS app allows you to explore the course, watch videos and view additional resources created by Alan as a part of the course.
We are working hard to bring more features to the app. Our planned series of updates include: download videos for offline consumption, ability to participate in discussions and sync your notes. So, when you get started, don`t forget to send feedback!
About the course
by Alan Dix, is an open, online
and FREE course
for those interested in human-centered design
skills. A course
by Alan Dix, professor and co-author of the Human
Computer Interaction book.
Whether you are a student, or a professional, this course
aims to introduce you to a number of topics related to HCI. Alan has provided a series of video lectures supported by key reading materials and exercises, delivered fully online.
Alan is a professor at the HCI Centre, University of Birmingham
and Senior Research Scientist at Talis based in Birmingham. When not in Birmingham
or elsewhere, he lives in Tiree, a remote island off the west coast of Scotland. He has long hair, a beard and is the son of a carpenter. But, thereafter all pretentions to saintliness end.
As well as numerous articles on many aspects of HCI and related areas, Alan has written and edited several books including a big textbook on Human-Computer Interaction and a smaller textbook on Artificial Intelligence. He is currently completing a new book TouchIT on physicality and design.