Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    Oct 02, 2022  
Courses of Study 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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INFO 4400 - Qualitative User Research and Design Methods

(crosslisted) COMM 4400  
Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: COMM 3450 /INFO 3450 /INFO 5355  or permission of instructor. Co-meets with INFO 5400 .

G. Leshed.

This upper-level course provides an in-depth understanding of and experience with advanced concepts and techniques for researching, ideating, critiquing, designing, prototyping, and evaluating interactive technologies intended for people to use and incorporate in their lives. The course focuses on advanced user research and design methods.

Outcome 1: Students will be able to develop in-depth understanding of human-computer interaction theory, design, and research through readings, class discussions, and weekly workshops.

Outcome 2: Students will be able to develop skills needed to carry out design and evaluation of technologies from a human perspective through short assignments, class exercises, workshops, and semester-long project.

Outcome 3: Students will be able to develop teamwork skills through a semester-long group project.

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