INFO 3450

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Gives students insight into the design of computer interfaces and software from the user's point of view. Students come to understand how hardware and software design influence the interaction between people and computers. Using assigned readings, demonstrations, and projects, students examine issues and trade-offs in interaction design and invent and evaluate alternative solutions.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: COMM 2450/INFO 2450 or graduate standing. May be taken concurrently with INFO 2450.

Outcomes
  • Understand the user-centered design cycle and human-computer interaction design concepts.
  • Build practical skills required to apply the user-centered design process in technology design through class activities and project activities.
  • Design a user interface in a semester-long team project, including interim milestones that walk the students through the specific stages of the design process.
  • Present interim and final deliverables of the project through writing, speech, and visual presentations.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COMM 3450INFO 4940

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 11658INFO 3450  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: COMM/INFO 2450. May be taken concurrently with COMM/INFO 2450.

  • 12378INFO 3450  DIS 201