CS 5317: Graduate Human-Computer Interaction

Fall 2018
Instructor: Nigel Ward
Time: 3:00 - 4:20, Mondays and Wednesdays, CCSB 1.0702
Details: Syllabus (Tentative)
Instructor Office Hours: TTh 2:30-3:30 or by appointment; or drop in if the door is open


  • This is 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)