Fall '15 Human-Computer Interaction for CT
 

In reading section, D is Dix et al. (2003); R is Roger et al. (2011), and S is Saffer (2009).
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Date

Lecture

Reading

Assignment

W1:
9/1, 9/3
+ Course Overview
+ Overview of Human-Computer Interaction
Read:
+ (D) "Introduction" pp. 1-8.
+ (S) "A (Very) Brief History of Interaction Design", in Ch. 1 "What is Interaction Design", pp. 8 - 19.
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 1 "HCI and UX", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 15 - 44. (in Korean)

Recommended:
+ Nickerson, R. and T. Landauer (1997). "Human-Computer Interaction: Background and Issues," in Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction (2nd ed.) (M. Helander, T. Landauer & P. Prabhu eds.). Amsterdam: North-Holland, pp, 3 - 31.

 
W2:
9/8, 9/10
+ Overview of Human-Computer Interaction (cont.)
+ The Human
Read:
+ (D) Ch. 1 "The Human" pp. 11-58.
+ (R) Ch. 5 "Emotional Interaction" pp. 127-156.
+ Broadbent, G. (1973). Ch.5 "Models", in Design in Architecture. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 87-96.

Recommended:
+ Norman, D. (1990). Ch. 1 "The Psychopathology of Everyday Things", in The Design of Everyday Things. New York: Doubleday, pp, 1 - 33.

+ Project Proposal handed out
W3:
9/15, 9/17
+ Project discussion with TA Read:
+ (D) Ch. 12. "Cognitive models" pp. 419-449.
+ (R) Ch. 3 "Cognitive Aspects" pp. 65-99.

Recommended:
+ Miller, G. (1956). The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information. Psychological Review 63(2): 81-97.
+ Don Norman's Signifiers

 
W4:
9/22, 9/24
+ Cognitive Models
+ Students' Presentation (Proposal)
Read:
+ (D) Ch. 12 "Cognitive models" pp. 419-449.
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 6 "User Analysis", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 191 - 238. (in Korean)

Recommended:
+ Nielson, J. (1993). Ch. 2.5 "Categories of Users and Individual User Differences" pp. 43-48, Ch. 4.1 "Know the User" pp. 73-78, in Usability Engineering. AP Professional.

+ Project Proposal due
+ Identifying Users' Needs handed out
+ Consent Form
W5:
9/29, 10/1
+ Mid-Autumn Festival (No Class!!!)
+ User & Context Analysis
   * Interview
   * Thinking Aloud
Read:
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 6 "User Analysis", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 191 - 238. (in Korean)
+ Beyer, H. and K. Holtzblatt (1998). Contextual Design: Defining Customer-Centered Systems. Morgan Kaufmann.
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 8 "Contextual Analysis", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 301 - 351. (in Korean)

Recommended:
+ (D) Ch. 13 "Socio-organizational issues and stakeholder requirements" pp. 450-474.

W6:
10/6, 10/8
+ Requirements Gathering
+ The Computer (with Technology Analysis)
Read:
+ (D) Ch. 2 "The Computer" pp. 59-122.
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 9 "Technology Analysis", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 353 - 406. (in Korean)
+ (R) Ch. 8 "Data Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation" pp. 269-316.
+ (R) Ch. 10 "Identifying needs and establishing requirements" pp. 472-526.

Recommended:
+ MVC pattern

+ Prototype (with Design Alternatives) handed out
W7:
10/13, 10/15
+ Ten Technologies in HCI Read:
+ (D) Ch. 2 "The Computer" pp. 59-122.
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 9 "Technology Analysis", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 353 - 406. (in Korean)

Recommended:
+ MVC pattern

 
W8:
10/20, 10/22
+ Mid-term EXAM + Identifying Users' Needs due
W9:
10/27, 10/29
+ Students' Presentation (Users' needs)
+ Prototyping
+ The Interaction
Read:
+ (D) Ch. 5.8 "Iteration and Prototyping" pp. 220-222.
+ (R) Ch. 11 "Design, Prototyping, and Construction" pp. 528-582.
+ (S) "Prototyping", in Ch. 8 "Prototyping, Testing, and Development"
 
W10:
11/3, 11/5
+ Studying and Discussing CHI '15 Papers Read:
+ (D) Ch. 3 "The Interaction" pp. 123-163.
+ (R) Ch. 2 "Understanding and Conceptualizing Interaction" pp. 35-64.
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 2 "The Interaction", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 47 - 84. (in Korean)
+ Select two Papers from CHI '15 (One for Individual and the other for Group)
W11:
11/10, 11/12
+ Students' Presentation (Prototype)
+ Interaction & Interface Styles
Read:
+ (D) Ch. 3 "The Interaction" pp. 123-163.
+ (R) Ch. 2 "Understanding and Conceptualizing Interaction" pp. 35-64.
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 2 "The Interaction", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 47 - 84. (in Korean)
+ Prototype due (11/10)
+ User Test handed out
W12:
11/17, 11/19
+ Three Principles of Interaction: Usefulness, Usability, Affect
+ Usability Heuristics
Read:
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 3 "The Principle of Usefulness", Ch. 4 "The Principle of Usability", Ch. 5 "The Principle of Affect", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 47 - 84. (in Korean)

Recommended:
+ Nielson, J. (1993). Ch. 2 "What Is Usability?" (pp. 23-48), in Usability Engineering. AP Professional.
+ Nielson, J. (1993). Ch. 5 "Usability Heuristics" (pp. 115-163), in Usability Engineering. AP Professional.

 
W13:
11/24, 11/26
+ Evaluation Basics
Read:
+ (R) Ch. 12 "Introducing Evaluation" pp. 433-454.
+ (R) Ch. 13 "An Evaluation Framework" pp. 455-475.
 
W14:
12/1, 12/3
+ Evaluation Framework (D.E.C.I.D.E.)
+ Preparing Final Project
Read:
+ (R) Ch. 14 "Evaluation Studies: From Controlled to Natural Settings" pp. 476-504.
+ (R) Ch. 15 "Evaluation: Inspections, Analytics, and Models" pp. 505-530.
+ Preparing Movie
+ Evaluation Report for Group handed out
W15:
12/8, 12/10
+ Students' Presentation (User test & Final)

+ User Test due (12/10)
W16:
12/15, 12/17
+ Wrap up the course + Movie due
+ Submission the Final Report