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Courses - Spring 2024
Information Studies
Open Seats as of
07/17/2024 at 01:30 PM
User-Centered Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- from INST201 or INST301; and minimum grade of C- from PSYC100 or SOCY105; and minimum grade of C- in INST326 and STAT100.
Restriction: Must be in the Information Science program or Technology and Information Design program; and must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Introduction to human-computer interaction (HCI), with a focus on how HCI connects psychology, information systems, computer science, and human factors. User-centered design and user interface implementation methods discussed include identifying user needs, understanding user behaviors, envisioning interfaces, and utilizing prototyping tools, with an emphasis on incorporating people in the design process from initial field observations to summative usability testing.