LBSC 795

ACTIVITIES

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Week 1 (Jan.25): Intro to Human-Computer Communication (HCC)

  • COURSE OVERVIEW
    • Lenses to see the HCC: by users, design, interfaces, usability, & evaluation
    • Readings each week for first half of the semester
    • Project-based work with in-class exercises, discussion, writing and presentations
    • Open-ended assignments to pursue diverse interests

  • Small Group Experience: Designing the Computer of the Future

  • Discuss Readings 1


Week 2 (Feb.1): Understanding Users


Week 3 (Feb.8): Ideation, Design, & Participation


Week 4 (Feb.15): The Interface Landscape

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Week 5 (Feb.22): Usability Testing

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Week 6 (March 1): Evaluation

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Week 7 (March 8): Mid Term Work

  • Mid Term Research/Work

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Week 8 (March 15): Spring Break

  • MID TERM DUE ANYTIME DURING BREAK (March 15-19)


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Week 9 (March 22): Mid Term Presentations

  • Mid Term Presentations

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Week 10 (Throughout the Week of March 29): Final Project Introduction

  • FINAL PROJECT INTRO
    This week we will travel to a customer's site to begin a needs analysis. Small groups will go during agreed upon designated times.

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Week 11 (April 5): Final Project Work: Continue Needs Analysis

  • FINAL PROJECT WORK
    This week we will continue our work on needs analysis and discuss what areas of interest you might pursue for your final project/presentation.

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Week 12 (April 12): Continue Final Project Work

  • FINAL PROJECT WORK
    There will be no formal class due to the CHI conference.

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Week 13 (April 19): Final Project Work: Prototyping

  • FINAL PROJECT WORK
    This week we will focus on developing your prototypes.

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Week 14 (April 26): Final Project Work: Evaluation

  • FINAL PROJECT WORK
    This week we will focus on your evaluation for your prototype

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Week 15 (May 3): Final Project Work: Creating the Presenation

  • FINAL PROJECT WORK
    This week we will focus on preparing for next week's presentations. It will be a class worksession, where pressing questions can be answered, and final work can be done.

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Week 16 (May 10): Final Project Presentations


  • ALL FINAL PROJECTS ARE DUE AT 2pm.

  • PRESENTATIONS WILL START AT 5:30pm.

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