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Mangt Info Systems (MIS)

MIS 413 Interface design for Information Systems Applications (3) The study of interface design emphasizing application and user requirements, development and testing techniques, and information processing issues.

MIS 413 Interface Design for Information Systems Applications (3)

In order to design an information system, the designer must undertake a thorough task analysis to determine the proper functionality of the system. The designer must give attention to system reliability, security, standardization, portability, integration, and many other issues. While these issues are important, they do not directly address the needs of the system's users. The system's interface is the vehicle with which users interact with the system. It is, in essence, the system from the users' standpoint. A poorly-designed interface will deter people from using the system, while a well-designed interface will encourage system usage.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MIS 307, MIS 465

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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