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Interaction Design Overview

Course Information

Course Number

HCI Undergraduate: 05-392
HCI Graduate: 05-692

Program Requirement

This is a required course for
Minor in Interdisciplinary HCI
HCI Concentration for SCS majors

Course Description

This studio course offers a broad overview of communication and interaction design. Students will learn design methodologies such as brainstorming, sketching, storyboarding, wire framing, and prototyping. Students learn to take a human-centered design approach to their work. Assignments include short in-class exercises as well as individual and team-based projects. Students take part in studio critiques, engaging in critical discussions about the strengths and weaknesses of their own work and the work of others. No coding is required.

Semester Offered and Units

Semester: Fall and Spring
Undergraduate: 9 units
Graduate: 9 units