CPSC 436/CHI/Spring 2003/Leggett/Homework/50 points
The homework assignments will be discussed in class in detail.
Homework One - Light Switch Design (Due January 22)
Each homework is worth 10 points.
Design and prototype a light switch. This will be a physical prototype that the student will "stick" to the wall and present to the class.
Homework Two - Visibility and Affordability (Due February 3)
Students will inspect their environments to find particular instances of poor visibility and/or affordance of an object. A picture, prototype or real object will be presented to the class and the visibility and affordances will be discussed.
Homework Three - Approval for Team Design Project (Due February 26)
That is correct. All you have to do is have your Team Design Project approved by the due date for homework three and you get the points!
Homework Four - Traditional Experiments vs. Usability Engineering (Due April 2)
Write a one page description of Traditional Experiments versus Usability Engineering. Delivered via the WWW.
Homework Five - User Testing of Team Design Prototypes (Due April 14)
Each team will write a one page description of how they would accomplish testing of their prototypes. Delivered via the WWW.