Course Schedule

This is a tentative schedule that will be continuously updated during the semester.

Thursday Monday

9/7

Introduction, history of HCI

Entry questionnaire

HW1 out

9/11

Usability

Read: DTUI Chapter 1

HW1 in, P0 out

9/14

AutoUI: Andrew Kun (UNH)

Read: Ubicomp without Borders (optional)

9/18

UI Architecture and Design Patterns

Read: HFHTML Chapter 1

9/21

Intro HTML 5 and CSS 3

More HTML, CSS, intro to JavaScript (with Christina Pollalis)

Read: LHTML5 Chapters 2, 3 Read: HFHTML Chapters 2,3

HW2 out

9/25

User-Centered Design, Requirement Analysis and Prototypes

Read: What do Prototypes Prototype?

Read: DTUI Chapter 4.1- 4.4

P0 in, P1 out

9/28

Lab: More JavaScript, Forms, and GPS data

Read: HFHTML Chapter 4

10/2

Task and domain analysis, prototyping:
Michael Muller (IBM)

Read: DTUI Chapter 4.5-4.7

Quiz 1 (in class)

10/5

Lab: More JavaScript, Forms, and GPS data

 

P1 in, P2 out

10/9

Fall Break (no class)

10/12

Visual Design

Read: DTUI Chapter 12.1 - 12.2, 12.5

 

HW2 in

10/16

Lab: jQuery Mobile (with Christina)

Read: LHTML5 Chapter 6 Read: Responsive Design

HW3 out

10/19

Lab: jQuery Mobile, Navigation, and Touch
(with Christina)

Read: LHTML5 Chapters 5,6

10/23

Vision and color

Read: DTUI Chapter 12.6

 

10/26

Lab: Visualization

Read: DTUI Chapter 16

Quiz 2 (online)

10/30

Design reviews - class starts at 9:30AM

P2 in, P3 out

11/2

Input and output devices

Read: DTUI Chapter 10.1-10.3

 

HW3 in

11/6

Evaluation, paper prototype pilot studies

Read: DTUI Chapter 5.1-5.3

 

11/9

Evaluation at scale

Read: The A/B Test

Read: DTUI Chapter 5.7

11/13

Human Model Processor

Read: DTUI Chapter 12.8

Read: DTUI Chapter 13

P3 in, P4 out

11/16

Predictive Evaluation

11/20

Direct Manipulation and Reality-Based Interaction

Read: DTUI Chapter 7

11/23

Thanksgiving Break (no class)

11/27

Conversational UIs

Read: Intelligence on Tap
Read: Chatbots and HCI

 

11/30

Lab: Developing VR content 1

Read: Virtual Reality - Intro

P4 in, HW4 out, P5 out

12/4

Lab: Developing VR content 2

HW4 in

12/7

Lab: Project work: prototyping

Quiz 3

12/11

(class starts at 12:30, lunch will be served)

Final project presentations

P5 in