Spring 2020

INF 350C Advanced Topics In Human-Computer Interaction

Unique ID: 27524


Advanced concepts, techniques, and questions in human-computer interaction. Topics covered may include the design of rich interfaces, evaluation of interactive systems, and visual design. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.


This is a project-based course designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical experience of interactive system evaluation, a.k.a. usability testing. In this course, you will learn usability testing principles and strategies for planning and conducting a test in a usability lab. Once the basics are established through early class meetings and online discussion, you will focus your efforts on working with your team to plan, prepare, and conduct a usability test, then analyze and present the results in a written report, and oral presentation. Highlight of the course is usability testing with users that students will conduct in the well-equipped lab at iSchool. https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/Undergrad_HCI_Eval__Syllabus_Spring2019_FULL_1.pdf


Upper division standing. Additional prerequisites may vary with the topic.