Spring Semester, 2009
List of students
This class provides an overview of the research and practices of
human-computer interaction, its history and techniques. This course
will cover (1) development processes, (2) interaction mechanisms, (3)
psychology and human factors, and (4) emerging technologies.
Students should have a basic knowledge of programming complex systems
and be able to learn new software tools on their own.
Approximate class schedule
List of short assignments
Short assignments 15%
Class participation 25% (and pop quizes, if necessary)
Team project 35%
Term paper 25%
Most class periods will include a discussion of reading materials. One
student will be selected to present a brief overview of each paper and
another student will be assigned to have discussion questions ready
and lead discussion. All students are expected to have done the
readings and be able to participate in discussions. Keep up with the
readings so there will be no pop quizzes!