COM 470 DIRECTED STUDIES

Human-Computer Interaction and Interface Design

ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS/COMPUTER SCIENCE

 

S. JANE FRITZ - SPRING, 2008

Email: fritz@sjcny.edu

 PHONE: 631-447-3289

Home page: http://faculty.sjcny.edu/~fritz

 

Text: Shneiderman, Ben and Plaisant, Catherine. Designing the User Interface, Strategies for Effective Human-Computer Interaction, Fourth Edition, Addison Wesley / Pearson Education, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2005.

 

Syllabus

 

Recommended Readings

 

Chapter

Topic

Resources

0

Human User Characteristics and User Centered Design

“User Centered Web Design”

1

Usability of Interactive Systems

 

2

Guidelines, Principles, Theories

 

3

Managing Design Processes

 

4

Evaluating Interface Designs

 

5

Software Tools

 

6

Direct Manipulation and Virtual Environments

 

7

Menu Selection, Form Fill-In, Dialog Boxes

 

8

Command and Natural Languages

 

9

Interactive Devices

 

10

Collaboration

 

11

Quality of Service

 

12

Balancing Function and Fashion

 

13

User Manuals, On-Line Help, Tutorials

 

14

Information Search and Visualization

 

15

Societal and Individual Impact of User Interfaces

 

 

Additional Topics

HCI Bibliography - http://www.hcibib.org/

Validator-

 http://validator.w3.org/#validate-by-upload

“The Human Factors Design Standard”

http://acb220.faa.tc.gov/hfds