171 Human-Computer Interaction
- Wed, Apr 24 and Mon, Apr 29: Short presentation from each team on your Assignment 2-8 project.
Please email any materials to
(firstname.lastname@example.org) ahead of time,
and she will collect them onto one computer.
Give a brief presentation on your project, describing
the system you designed
and what you learned in the usability engineering process.
Also briefly address the point that most technological products can be abused, as we have seen with Facebook in the last few years. What are some dangers you forsee with your system and what could you do to mitigate them?
- Thurs, May 2: Last day to turn in any late assignments.
- Don't forget to fill out a course evaluation, it's online. You should have received emails telling you how to access it. The deadline is May 2.
- There will be no final exam -- have a good summer!
- Paper prototyping (thanks to Hyejin!)
- Computer prototyping
- Write simple HTML in desktop or mobile browser
- Powerpoint (or Keynote or Open Office or Google Slides)
- Vector drawing + storyboard or hyperlink feature: Sketch, Adobe XD, Inkscape
- Raster drawing: Photoshop, Gimp, (Mac Preview)
- Visual Basic
- Free version of Visual Basic from Microsoft Visual Basic Express Edition
- As Tufts student you should be able to get Visual Studio (including
Visual Basic) software for free
through the University Information Technology department,
as part of a Tufts bulk license
- Gary Beene VB Tutorial
- Note: Visual Basic runs only on Windows,
but on a Mac you should be able to run it under
or by dual booting your Mac
(You should be able to get a copy of Windows itself free through the University Information Technology department bulk license).
- Axure (has free trial, also free student version, PC and Mac)
- XCode's storyboard feature, for Macintosh