User Interface Design and Evaluation: Spring 2012


Bill Kules


Catholic University of America


Spring 2012


This course explains how to use design and evaluation techniques to develop successful user interfaces for information systems and other interactive technologies. Students will develop an understanding of the cognitive principles and social issues that affect human-computer interaction. Topics covered include: understanding users and interaction, design strategies, iterative prototyping, formative and summative evaluation, and usability testing. Through a team project, students will apply and refine their knowledge. They will prototype and evaluate the design of a user interface for a real-world system.

Required Textbook:

Rogers, Sharp, and Preece. 2011. Interaction Design: Beyond Human – Computer Interaction, 3rd ed

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