IMT4312 - Quantitative Methods and Use of Eyetrackers


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Project work/Report
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Project work/Report 100/100

Course content

  • Research ethics
  • Quantitative research designs
  • Choice of methods, including planning and how to carry out and analyze experiments/studies
  • Data analysis and statistics
  • Tools for quantitative research of Human-Computer Interaction
  • Practical quantitative research project within Human
  • Computer Interaction, including litterature review and the writing of an "journal style" scientific paper

Learning outcome


  • deep knowledge of tools and methodologis for quantitative research in Human-Computer Interaction


  • be able to suggest a topic for quantitative investigation within the area of Human Computer Interaction
  • independently be able to make a plan of how to carry out a scientific work
  • be able to work with relevant tools for gathering data in HCI, like eye-trackers and questionaires
  • be able to facilitate and analyze data from science projects

General knowledge

  • have competence to read and analyze scientific publications
  • be able to report results from scientific projects, including projects carried out by the student
  • have developed a clear ethical attitude in relation to how scientific methodology is used
  • experience in teamwork

Learning methods and activities

  • Lectures
  • Group work
  • Lab work
  • E-Learning
  • Seminar(s)
  • Tutoring

Additional information:

  • For the part of the course that is project work it is required that students can meet in groups, and do the necessary data-collection, analyses and writing together.

Further on evaluation

Resit exams are normally added to the next ordinary exam period.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Interaction Design (MIXD)

Course materials


  • Leedy, P D, and Ormrod, J E: "Practical Research, -Planning and design, 9th ed."Pearson Educational Int. ISBN-10: 0131365665

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
IMT4014 5.0 AUTUMN 2017
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Language of instruction: English

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Interaction Design
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Design


Examination arrangement: Project work/Report

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Project work/Report 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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