COMM 4400

COMM 4400

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

Focuses on the design of computer interfaces and software from the user's point of view. The goal is to teach user interface designs that "serve human needs" while building feelings of competence, confidence, and satisfaction. Topics include formal models of people and interactions, collaborative design issues, psychological and philosophical design considerations, and cultural and social issues.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: COMM 3450/INFO 3450 or permission of instructor.

Distribution Category (SBA-AG)

  • Develop in-depth understanding of human-computer interaction theory, design, and research through readings and class discussions.
  • Develop skills needed to carry out design and evaluation of technologies from a human perspective through short assignments, class exercises, and semester-long project.
  • Develop teamwork skills through a semester-long group project.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: INFO 4400

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17540 COMM 4400   LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: COMM/INFO 3450 or permission of instructor. To add yourself to the waitlist for this class, please follow this link