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Instructor: Dr. Bill Manaris
When: TR 1:40-2:55pm
Where: LONG 219Description: Introduction to human computer interaction (HCI) and user interface development. Topics include definitions of HCI, importance of good interfaces, psychological foundations, user-interface design examples, interaction models and dialog types for interfaces, user interface life-cycle, user-centered design and task-analysis, prototyping and the iterative design cycle, prototyping tools and environments, user interface implementation, and interface quality and methods of evaluation.
This course stresses the importance of good interfaces and the relationship of user interface design to human-computer interaction. It is intended to provide an adequate basis in software design and implementation for user interfaces. There will be content on both the issues and engineering process for user interface development.
Test #1: Tuesday, September 24 (review
Test #2: Tuesday, November 12 (review topics)
Final Exam: 12-3 pm, Tuesday, December 10