CSE 590H: Human-Computer Interaction
Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:30-3:20, or whenever the door is open
Meeting Time and Place:
12:00 - 1:20 in Sieg 224 on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Welcome to the 590H Home Page!
This is the home page for CSE 590H, an experimental course focussing on issues
in Human-Computer Interaction.
The page will evolve as the quarter goes on -- criticism and suggestions
are very welcome. Please contact
- Schedule Information
- Course Schedule (This contains
the real course schedule, typically not very far in advance.)
- Course Outline (This represents
our plan in advance of the quarter. You can monitor
our deviation from the plan as the quarter progresses.)
- Reading Information
- Analytic Tradition Lecture (3/30)
- Tools For User Interface Design and
- Ethnography and Design
- Participatory Design (4/11)
- Psychological Foundations (4/18)
- Metaphor (5/2)
- Wittgenstein (5/16)
- Smalltalk and the Xerox Star (5/23)
- Design Sensitivity
- Observation, Task Analysis
- Midterm project presentations
Guidelines for the project component
of the course.
A summary of the project ideas that have
been suggested so far.
Final project reports.
Related Web Sites
I don't want to duplicate all of Aaron's great work, so for now, here's a
pointer to the University
of Washington UI Students' Web (which is a good starting point).
Lauren Bricker's CSCL (Computer
Supported Cooperative Learning) page.
Three interesting papers from
Lancaster Univ. about ethnography:
- "Moving out from the control room: ethnography in system design"
- "Presenting ethnography in the requirements process"
- "Working with 'Constant Interrution': CSCW and the Small Office
Portions of the CSE 590h Web may be reprinted or adapted for
academic nonprofit purposes, providing the source is accurately quoted
and duly credited. The CSE 590h Web: Copyright 1995, Department
of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington.