CS 5317: Graduate Human-Computer Interaction

Spring 2017
Instructor: Nigel Ward
Time: 12:00 - 1:20, Mondays and Wednesdays, Liberal Arts Building, Room 106
Details: Syllabus (.pdf)
Instructor Office Hours: MW 2:40-3:45 or by appointment; or drop in at room 3.040


  • In Spring 2017 this class will be a graduate-level introduction to human-computer interaction, surveying all the main topics in the field and giving experience in the principal design and analysis methods, and providing in-depth coverage of selected fundamental methods and advanced topics chosen based on student interests.


Recommended Readings

  • Designing with the Mind in Mind, 2nd Edition.
    Jeff Johnson. Morgan Kaufmann 2014. (Elsevier link) (sample chapter) (summary video)
  • Designing Interfaces: Patterns for Effective Interaction Design, 2nd edition.
    Jenifer Tidwell. O'Reilly, 2011. (link)
  • User-Centered Website Development: A Human-Computer Interaction Approach.
    Daniel D. McCracken and Rosalee J. Wolfe. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2004. (link)
  • Building Interactive Systems.
    Dan R. Olsen Jr. Course Technology, 2010. (link)