Spring '17 Human-Computer Interaction
 

In reading section, D is Dix et al. (2003); P is Preece et al. (2015), and S is Saffer (2009).
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Date

Lecture

Reading

Assignment

W1:
2/28, 3/2
+ 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.

+ Proposal Theme Presentation by TA
W2:
3/7, 3/9
+ The Human Read:
+ (D) Ch. 1 "The Human" pp. 11-58.
+ Norman, D. (1990). Ch. 1 "The Psychopathology of Everyday Things", in The Design of Everyday Things. New York: Doubleday, pp, 1 - 33.
+ 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.

Recommended:
+ (P) Ch. 5 "Emotional Interaction" pp. 127-156.

+ Project Proposal handed out
W3:
3/14, 3/16
+ The Human (cont.)
+ Cognitive Models
+ UX or Service Design Processes
Read:
+ (D) Ch. 12. "Cognitive models" pp. 419-449.
+ (P) Ch. 3 "Cognitive Aspects" pp. 65-99.
+ Don Norman's Signifiers

Recommended:
+ Broadbent, G. (1973). Ch.5 "Models", in Design in Architecture. John Wiley & Sons, pp. 87-96.

W4:
3/21, 3/23
+ Students' Presentation (Proposal)
+ SD Tools & Methods
+ SD Tools & Methods I (Discover): Ideation + Primary research in a real-life context
   * Brain Writing
   * Establish your discover strategy for the project problems
Read:
+ (D) Ch. 12 "Cognitive models" pp. 419-449.
+ 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.

Recommended:
+ Kim, J. (2012). Ch. 6 "User Analysis", in Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction. ann graphics Ltd., pp. 191 - 238. (in Korean)

+ Project Proposal due (3/21)
+ Identifying Users' Needs handed out
+ Consent Form
W5:
3/28, 3/30
+ Tutorial and Practice I (Discover + Define): User & Context Analysis
   * Interview
   * Thinking Aloud
Read:
+ 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:
4/4, 4/6
+ Tutorial and Practice II (Define): Contextualization & Concept refinement
   * Stakeholders map
   * Personas
   * Customer journey map
   * Activity model
   * Design scenarios
+ Requirements Gathering (Function)
+ Special Lecture (Prototyping Tool: Sketch)
Read:
+ (R) Ch. 8 "Data Analysis, Interpretation and Presentation" pp. 269-316.
+ (R) Ch. 10 "Identifying needs and establishing requirements" pp. 472-526.

Recommended:


W7:
4/11, 4/13
+ Tutorial and Practice III (Develop): Representation of the system & Narratives
+ Students' Presentation (Users' Needs)
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

+ Identifying Users' Needs due (4/13)
+ Prototype (with Design Alternatives) handed out
W8:
4/18, 4/20

+ Mid-term EXAM

 
W9:
4/25, 4/27
+ The Computer (with Technology Analysis)
+ Ten Technologies in HCI