Course Description

Computer Science 171 Human-Computer Interaction. Introduction to Human-Computer Interaction, or how computers communicate with people. Methodology for designing and testing user interfaces, interaction styles (command line, menus, graphical user interfaces, virtual reality), interaction techniques (including use of voice, gesture, eye movements), design guidelines, and user interface management system software. Students will design a small user interface, program a prototype, and test the result for usability. Prerequisite: Computer Science 15. Jacob