Readings: Design Fundamentals

by allie on April 27, 2012

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Readings for guest lecture by Irene Rae:


Readings 13: Experience Prototyping

April 21, 2012

Readings on Experience Prototyping. Due 5/1. Buchenau, M. & Suri, J. F. (2000). Experience prototyping. In Proceedings of Designing interactive Systems (DIS 2000), pp. 424-433. Davidoff, S., Lee, M.K., Dey, A.K., & Zimmerman, J. (2007) Rapidly exploring application design through Speed Dating. In Proceedings of Ubicomp 2007, 429-446. Note: Students can access the readings only from the campus network [...]

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Readings 12: Embodied Interaction

April 21, 2012

Readings on Embodied Interaction. Due 4/24. Hollan, J., Hutchins, E., & Kirsh, D. (2000). Distributed cognition: toward a new foundation for human-computer interaction research. ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. 7, 2 (June 2000), 174-196. Klemmer, S.R., Hartmann, B., & Takayama, L. (2006). How bodies matter: five themes for interaction design. In Proceedings of the 6th conference on [...]

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Readings 11: Cognitive Modeling

April 10, 2012

Readings on Cognitive User Modeling. Card, S. K., Moran, T. P., and Newell, A. (1980). The keystroke-level model for user performance time with interactive systems. Commun. ACM 23, 7 (Jul. 1980), 396-410. John, B.E. and Suzuki, S. (2009). Toward Cognitive Modeling for Predicting Usability. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction. Part I: New Trends, [...]

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Readings 10: Heuristic Evaluation

April 4, 2012

Readings on Heuristic Evaluation. Nielsen, J. How to conduct a heuristic evaluation. Nielsen, J. Ten usability heuristics. Nielsen, J. Severity ratings for usability problems. Nielsen, J. (1993) Ch. 5 in Usability Engineering. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann, pp. 115-163. Note: Students can access the readings only from the campus network or using the university VPN system.

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Readings 09: Design Ethnography

April 2, 2012

Readings on Design Ethnography. Blomberg, J., Giacomi, J., Mosher, A. and Swenton-Wall, P. (1993) Ethnographic field methods and their relation to design. In D. Schuler and A. Namioka (eds.), Participatory Design: Principles and Practices. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, pp. 123-155. Hughes, J., King, V., Rodden, T., and Andersen, H. 1995. The role of ethnography in interactive systems design. interactions [...]

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Readings 08: Interaction Fundamentals

March 15, 2012

Readings on Interaction Fundamentals. Cooper, A., Reimann, R. and Cronin, D. (2007) “Metaphors, Idioms, and Affordances” and “Visual Interface Design.” Chapters 13-14 of About Face 3. Indianapolis: Wiley Publishing, pp. 269-320. Norman, D.A. (1999) Affordance, conventions, and design. interactions 6 (3), pp. 38-43. Gaver, W.W. (1991) Technology affordances. Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing [...]

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Reading 07: Cultural Probes

March 1, 2012

Readings on cultural probes. Stalker-Firth, R. (2007). Inside Your Users’ Minds: The Cultural Probe. A List Apart, 234. Gaver, B., Dunne, T., and Pacenti, E. (1999). Design: Cultural probes. Interactions 6, 1 (Jan. 1999), 21-29. Hulkko, S., Mattelmäki, T., Virtanen, K., and Keinonen, T. (2004). Mobile probes. InProceedings of the Third Nordic Conference on Human-Computer [...]

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Reading 06: Usability Evaluation

February 28, 2012

Readings on usability evaluation. Barnum, C.M. (2011). Chapters 1 and 2: Usability Testing Essentials: Ready, Set…Test! Burlington, MA: Morgan Kaufmann. [Skim] Nielsen, J. (1993). Pages 195-206: Usability Engineering. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann. [Skim] Dumas, J.S. and Redish, J.C. (1999). Pages 162-182: A Practical Guide to Usability Testing. Portland, OR: Intellect, pp. 21-38, 159-182. Note: Students can access the readings [...]

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Readings 05: Scenario-Based Design, Due 2/28

February 21, 2012

Readings on scenario-based design. Due 2/28. Cooper, A., Reimann, R., and Cronin, D. (2007). “Modeling Users: Personas and Goals” and “The Foundations of Design: Scenarios and Requirements.” Chapters 5-6 in About Face 3. Wiley Publishing, Indianapolis, pp. 75-123. Carroll, J.M. (2000). “Scenario-based Design.” Chapter 3 in Making use: scenario-based design of human-computer interactions. MIT Press [...]

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