Cognitive Science 120: Human-Computer Interaction

Cognitive Science 120 provides an introduction to the field of human-computer interaction (HCI). The goal of the course is to provide an overview of the field and introduce you to the challenges, joys, and exciting potential of HCI. The textbook covers the basics of HCI. Lectures survey significant historical developments as well as selected current research that promises to be influential in the future. Cogsci 120 is not a programming course. The second course in the 120-121 sequence focuses on HCI programming and implementation of web-based systems.

Instructor: Anne Marie Piper,
Office Hours: Wed 9-10am or by appointment, CSB 159

IA: Kriti Dubey,
Office Hours: Mon 9:30-10:45am, Peet's Coffee on campus
Kriti's office hour change: 10/31 moved to 11/1 (11:30am-12:30pm), 11/21 moved to 11/22 (11:30am-12:30pm)

Lecture: Tuesday and Thursday, 8:00am - 9:20am in CSB 002

Final Exam: Dec 6, 8:00am in CSB 002

Text Book

Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction (3rd Edition), Rogers, Sharp, and Preece

Other Suggested Reading:
Thoughtless Acts, Jane Fulton Suri
Sketching User Experiences, Bill Buxton