ISU570 -- Human-Computer Interaction
T he official course description: Studies the principles of human-computer interaction and the practice of user interface design. Discusses the major human information processing sub-systems (perception, memory, attention, and problem-solving), and how the properties of these systems influence the design of interactive systems. Reviews guidelines and specification languages for designing user interfaces, with an emphasis on toolkits of standard graphical-user-interface objects. Introduces usability metrics and evaluation methods. Additional topics may include: World Wide Web design principles and tools; wireless/mobile device interfaces; computer-supported cooperative-work; information visualization; virtual reality. Coursework includes designing user interfaces, creating working prototypes using a GUI toolkit, and evaluating existing interfaces using the methods studied. Prerequisites: CSU370 (Object-oriented Design).
Things to keep in mind:
News and Notes - Added as the course proceeds
The Final Exam, April 22nd:
Two announcements, March 15:
MIDTERM EXAM February 24: Notes on what you need to study for the Midterm on Tuesday the 24th can be found here.
February 17: A "Design" link has been added to the course (on the left). It represents a new aspect of the course that will allow you to design and build an application. It looks as if this will be more interesting than just analyzing and critiquing various systems.
Class on Friday, Feb 13th is cancelled.
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