Human Factors in Computer and Information Systems
Spring2002 - Professor Ben Shneiderman
Professor: Dr. Ben Shneiderman firstname.lastname@example.org
Teaching Assistant: Haixia Zhao email@example.com
Room: AVW 3450
Topics: Human factors issues in the development of software, use of database systems, and design of user interfaces for interactive systems. Science base (theories, models, usability studies, and controlled experimentation), and software engineering with user interface development environments. Issues include: command languages, menus, forms, and direct manipulation, graphical user interfaces, computer supported cooperative work, information search and visualization, World Wide Web design, input/output devices, and display design.
Homework: Reviews will be written for a web site and for an application system. Students will implement user interfaces with Visual Basic and conduct brief evaluations of systems.
Final Grade: Exams: 15+15% Homework+class participation: 35% Term Project: 35%.