AJ90111 Eye-tracking methods

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/0/20. 2 credit(s) (plus 3 credits for an exam). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
prof. Keneth Bo-Ingvar Holmqvist (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Jiří Rambousek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Jana Chamonikolasová, Ph.D.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Sufficient level of English which will be the working language of the course
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/20, only registered: 0/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 22 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
  • 1) The neuro-, bio- and psychology of eye-movements (30 min?)
  • 2) The experimental design (1 hour)
  • 3) The hardware (45 min)
  • 4) Setting up an eye-tracker (45 min)
  • 5) Event detection (60 min)
  • 6) AOIs (45 min)
  • 7) Scanpaths and heat maps (60 min)
  • 8) Recording with auxiliary data (30 min)
  • 9) How to convert a vague idea into an eye-movement study (1 hour) - before the lecture each student must hand in their idea of what project to run in maximum 100 words. Includes experimental design and measure selection.
  • 10) How to practically record data with an eye-tracker; practical handson work at an eye tracker; maybe remote + tower + glasses (2 hours)
  • HOLMQVIST, Kenneth B. I. Eye tracking : a comprehensive guide to methods and measures. 1st pub. in pbk. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. xix, 537. ISBN 9780198738596. info
Teaching methods
Every lecture is followed by a seminar where students present a paper from a methods perspective. I would like to know the interests that students have at least 1 week before the course, so I can find papers that I want them to review that also interest them.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught only once.
The course is taught: in blocks.

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