syllabus_001 - CIS 6930/4930 (Section 3004/6672) Human...

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CIS 6930/4930 (Section 3004/6672) Human Computer Interaction – Fall 2007 MAT 0115 Tuesdays (3 – 4:50), Thursdays (4:05- 4:50) Professor: Benjamin Lok Office: CSE Rm E342, 392-1492 (Put HCI in the subject) Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:55-2:45 Thursdays 1:55-2:45 By appointment (email) Course Description: A study of the major topics in human-computer interaction, including interface design (principles, theories), software tools, virtual environments, interactive devices, collaboration, and visualization. What is this course, and who is it for? This course is directed towards senior undergraduate students and graduate students who wish to learn the basic concepts and current research into the design and creation of computer interfaces. The course involve three core components: Lectures – core HCI topics will be presented and discussed Research paper reading – cutting-edge HCI research conference and journal publications will be read and discussed in-class. Creation and Evaluation of an interface – each student will also 1) create their own interface and 2) evaluate their interface Upon completion of this course, students will be able to understand and be able to evaluate the criteria used in developing interfaces. Prerequisites: COP 3530 Data Structures Texts: Required: Designing the User Interface 4 th Edition , Ben Shneiderman and Catherine Plaisant. Tentative List of Topics: 1. Interface Basics 2. Design guidelines, principles and theory 3. Evaluating Interface Designs 4. Software Tools 5. Virtual Environments, and 3D Interaction 6. Classic topics: Menu, Forms, and Dialogs 7. Natural Languages 8. Interaction Devices 9. Collaboration 10. Visualization
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Grading: 15% Project #1 (user study) 15% Project #2 milestone (including IRB approval)
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course COP 3530 taught by Professor Davis during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.

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