Scheduled Topics for Face-to-Face Sessions

Jan 18 MLK Day Cognitive Psych and
the Human Factor
100 points activities;
100 points test
Jan 25 Introduction, Team Formation, Cognitive Fun
Feb 1 Design Principles / Website Usability Analysis (bring laptops) Usability 100 points activities;
100 points test
Feb 8 Usability Theory / Usability of Games (bring laptops)
Feb 15 Kinect for Xbox One / Website Structural Analysis (bring laptops) Interfaces and
Interaction Styles
100 points activities;
100 points test
Feb 22 Social Media, Role Play, Second Life (bring laptops)
Feb 29 In-class Workshop: Preparation for Participatory and Task Centered Design (bring laptops) The Design Process
   Reading and
   Writing Intensive
100 points activities DUE:
Mar 28th
Mar 7 Case Study Analysis: Entertainment Weekly and Selection of Team Case Study
Special Guest: Rory Grossman, lead User Experience Designer, Rowan University
Mar 14 SPRING BREAK The Development
100 points case study DUE:
Apr 11th
Mar 21 Presentations and Discussions of Case Studies
Mar 28 Assessment 200 points activities DUE:
Apr 25th
Apr 4
Apr 11 Natural Language and Word Vectors
Watch "Text by the Bay" video before class
Recent Advances
in HCI
100 points activities;
100 points test
Implementation of Search Techniques -- assignment waived.
May 9th
Apr 18 Search
Apr 25 TBD Advanced HCI Topics
May 2 Presentations 1-3    (20 min each)
May 9 Presentations 4-8    (20 min each) Finals Week

Final Project

ComponentDue Date
Result of Design AnalysisApr 18
Requirements DocumentApr 25
Prototypes: (group meeting with Professor Myers)Apr 25