Course Schedule

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

Monday Thursday

1/29

Introduction, history of HCI

Entry questionnaire

2/1

Usability

Read: DTUI Chapter 2

HW1 out

2/5

UI Architecture and Design Patterns

2/8

HCI for automobiles, Andrew Kun (UNH)

2/12

User-Centered Design, Requirement Analysis and Prototypes

Read: What do Prototypes Prototype?

Read: DTUI Chapter 4.1- 4.4

HW1 in

2/15

Task and domain analysis, prototyping

Read: DTUI Chapter 4.5-4.7

P0 out

2/19

Presidents' Day - no class

2/20 (Tuesday)

Project: brainstorming

2/22

Lab: jQuery Mobile

Read: Responsive Design

P0 in, P1 out

2/26

Lab: jQuery Mobile, Navigation, and Touch

HW2 out

3/1

Visual Design

Read: DTUI Chapter 12.1 - 12.2, 12.5

Quiz 1 (in class)

P1 in

3/5

Vision and color

Read: DTUI Chapter 12.6

P2 out

3/8

Human Model Processor

Read: DTUI Chapter 12.8

Read: DTUI Chapter 13

HW2 in

3/12

Project: design work on P2

 

3/15

Design reviews (class starts at 12:30PM)

P2 in, P3 out

3/19

TEI conference - no class

3/22

Spring Break - no class

3/26

Spring Break - no class

3/29

Spring break - no class

4/2

Input and output devices

Read: DTUI Chapter 10.1-10.3

 

4/5

Evaluation, paper prototype pilot studies

Read: DTUI Chapter 5.1-5.3

 

4/9

Evaluation at scale

Read: The A/B Test

Read: DTUI Chapter 5.7

P3 in, P4 out

4/12

Direct Manipulation and Reality-Based Interaction

Read: DTUI Chapter 7

 

Quiz 2 (online)

4/16

Patriots' Day - no class

4/19

Lab: Developing VR content 1

Read: Virtual Reality - Intro

HW3 Out

4/23

CHI conference

Lab: Developing VR content 2

P4 in, P5 out

4/26

CHI conference

Lab: Developing VR content 3


4/30

Predictive evaluation

Project: heuristic evaluation

5/3

Lab: Conversational UIs (class starts at 1PM)

Read: Intelligence on Tap
Read: Chatbots and HCI

HW3 in

5/7

Project: prototyping P5

5/10

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

Final project presentations

P5 in