COMM 3450

COMM 3450

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course focuses on user experience design (UX) and the life cycle of interface design from the user perspective. We will discuss key aspects of the human-centered design process: understanding, analyzing, and formalizing user needs, exploring possible design solutions to address user needs, creating prototypes to externalize design ideas, and evaluating the usability of these prototypes.

When Offered Fall.

Outcomes
  • Students will be able to appraise the human-centered design cycle and human-computer interaction design concepts.
  • Students will be able to build practical skills required to apply the human-centered design process in technology design through class activities and a semester-long project.
  • Students will be able to design a user interface in a semester-long project, including interim milestones that walk the students through the specific stages of the design process.
  • Students will be able to develop teamwork skills through a semester-long group project.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: INFO 3450INFO 5355

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  2817COMM 3450  LEC 001

  • This course focuses on user experience design (UX) and the life cycle of interface design from the user perspective. We will discuss key aspects of the human-centered design process: understanding, analyzing, and formalizing user needs, exploring possible design solutions to address user needs, creating prototypes to externalize design ideas, and evaluating the usability of these prototypes. Outcome 1: Students will be able to appraise the human-centered design cycle and human-computer interaction design concepts. Outcome 2: Students will be able to build practical skills required to apply the human-centered design process in technology design through class activities and a semester-long project. Outcome 3: Students will be able to design a user interface in a semester-long project, including interim milestones that walk the students through the specific stages of the design process. Outcome 4: Students will be able to develop teamwork skills through a semester-long group project.

  •  3516COMM 3450  DIS 201

  •  4335COMM 3450  DIS 202

  • 17265COMM 3450  DIS 203