SCHEDULE


This schedule should be considered tentative until approximately one week in advance.

Class Date Topics and Readings Deliverables Lecture Slides
class1 Thurs Sep 5

Design Thinking

Norman, Donald A. The Design of Everyday Things. Basic Books, 01/01/2013. Web. 31 Aug. 2017.

Reading #1. Chapter 1. The psychopathology of everyday things. Link 

Reading #2. Chapter 6. Design Thinking. [Read p. 217-236] Link 

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Researcher Journal: Link Class1
  Mon Sep 11
Deadline: end of day Upload brief description and image of your prototype to Canvas.
Class2 Tues Sep10

Human-centered design and HCI

Reading #3. Mackay, W. E. (1995). Ethics, lies and videotape…. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (Denver, Colorado, United States, May 07 – 11, 1995). CHI ’95. ACM, New York, NY, 138-145. doi

TCPS2 (ethics tutorial): Link
Please complete the tutorial and post your certificate to Canvas.
Class2
Class3 Thurs Sep12

Field Studies – Observations

Reading #4. Blomberg, J., Burrell, M., and Guest, G. (2003). An ethnographic approach to design. Chapter 50.  In Jacko, J. and Sears, A. (Eds.) The Human Computer Interaction Handbook (pp. 964-986). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [Read up to last column on p. 973] doi  pdf

Reading #5. Porcheron, M., Fischer, J. E., and Sharples, S. (2016) Using mobile phones in pub talk. Proceedings of ACM CSCW ’16, 1649-166. doi

Read project overview

Start forming teams (fill in background information spreadsheet in Canvas)

Class3
 Class4 Tues Sep17

Field Studies – Interviews

Reading #6. Fontana, A. and James F. (1994). Interviewing: The Art of Science. In Denzin, N. and Lincoln, Y. (Eds.) The Handbook of Qualitative Research (pp. 361-76). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. [Read up to first column on p. 368] pdf

Reading #7. Allison Woodruff. (2014). Necessary, unpleasant, and disempowering: reputation management in the internet age. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 149-158. doi

Teams are formed

Read carefully the HCI course ethics: link

 

Class4
 Class5 Thurs Sep19

Field Studies – Surveys/questionnaires 

Reading #8. Hochheiser, H., Feng, J. H., & Lazar, J. (2017). Surveys. Chapter 5. Research methods in human computer interaction (pp. 109-133). Elsevier Science. [Read: p.105-128; skip examples if needed] doi

Reading #9. Malin Eiband, Mohamed Khamis, Emanuel von Zezschwitz, Heinrich Hussmann, and Florian Alt. 2017. Understanding Shoulder Surfing in the Wild: Stories from Users and Observers. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4254-4265. doi

 

Team contract: pdf doc

Class5
Friday Sep 20 Deadline: 4 pm First interim-milestone: unstructured observation in public place
 Class6 Tues Sep24

Qualitative Data Analysis

Reading #10. Guest, G., MacQueen, K. M. & Namey, E. E. (2012). Applied Thematic Analysis. Chapter 1. Introduction to Applied thematic analysis (pp.2-21). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd. [Read p. 7-18] doi

Reading #11. Guest, G., MacQueen, K. M. & Namey, E. E. (2012). Themes and Codes. Chapter 3Applied thematic analysis (pp.49-78). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd. doi

Optional Reading. Virginia Braun & Victoria Clarke (2006) Using thematic analysis in psychology, Qualitative Research in Psychology, 3:2, 77-101. link

Class6
 Class7 Thurs Sep26

Affinity Diagrams

Reading #12. Holtzblatt, K., and Beyer, H. (2017). Contextual Design: Design for Life. Chapter 6. The Affinity Diagram (pp. 127-146). Elsevier Inc. pdf

Reading #13. Nouwens, M., Griggio, C., and Mackay, W., (2017). WhatsApp is for family; Messenger is for friends”:Communication Places in App Ecosystems. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 727-735. doi

Reading #13 (alternative). Vitale, F., Janzen, I., and McGrenere, J. (2018). Hoarding and Minimalism: Tendencies in Digital Data Preservation. Proceedings of the CHI 2018. Paper 587, 12 pages. doi

Class7
 Class8 Tues Oct01

Presentation (Empathize)

Deadline: 9 am

 No Reading

Project Milestone-Empathize
 Class9 Thurs Oct03

Personas

Reading #14. Cooper, Alan, et al. (2014) About Face : The Essentials of Interaction Design, Chapter 3. Modeling Users: Personas and Goal (pp. 61-99) John Wiley & Sons. [Read p. 81-97] pdf

Reading #15. John Pruitt, Jonathan Grudin (2003). Personas: Practice and Theory. In Proceedings of the 2003 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’03). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1-15. doi

Optional Reading. Lene Nielsen, Kira Storgaard Hansen. (2014). Personas is Applicable – A Study on the Use of Personas In Denmark. In Proceedings of the 2014 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1665-1674. doi

Optional Reading. Tara Matthews, Tejinder Judge, Stephen Whittaker (2012). How Do Designers and User Experience Professionals Actually Perceive and Use Personas? In Proceedings of the 2012 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1219-1228. doi

Class9
 Class10 Tues Oct08

Working Class

No Reading

Class10
Wed Oct9  Deadline: 4 pm Project Milestone-Define
Class11 Thurs Oct10

Establishing Requirements

Reading #16. Rogers, Y., Sharp, H. Preece, J. (2011) Interaction Design: Beyond Human-Computer Interaction. Chapter 10. Task Description, Task Analysis (pp.373-388). Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley. [skip activities/assignments] pdf  Link

Optional Reading. Task Examples. [Recommended to read] Link

Class11
 Class12 Tues Oct15

Conceptual Models and Design

Reading #17. Jeff Johnson and Austin Henderson. (2002). Conceptual models: begin by designing what to design. Interactions 9, 1 (January 2002), 25-32. doi

Reading #18. Greenberg, S., and Buxton, B. (2008). Usability Evaluation Considered Harmful (Some of the Time). In Proceedings of the 2008 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’08). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 111-120. doi

Optional Reading. Donald A. N. (2013). The Design of Everyday Things. Chapter 1The psychology of everyday things (pp. 1-36). Basic Books. [Re-read p. 25-32] Link 

Class12
 Class13 Thurs Oct17

Human Abilities and Sketching

Reading #19. Buxton, B. (2007). Sketching user experiences: Getting the design right and the right design. Chapter 13-17. Sketching interaction (pp.135-155), Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc.  [Read p. 135-151] Link pdf

Reading #20. Greenberg, S. (2011). Sketching user experiences: The workbook, Section 4. Snapshots in Time: The Visual Narrative (pp. 145-177), Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc. Link pdf

Class13.a

Class13.b

Class14 Tues Oct22

Presentation (Ideate) 

Deadline: 9 am

No Reading

Project Milestone-Ideate Class14
 Class15               Thurs Oct24

Prototyping

Reading #21. Buxton, B. (2007). Sketching user experiences: Getting the design right and the right design. Chapter 35Interacting with Paper (pp.371-391), Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc. [Read p. 381-391; skim-through the rest]  Link pdf

Reading #22. Tohidi, M., Buxton, W., Baecker, R., Sellen, A. (2006). Getting the right design and the design right. In Proceedings of the 2006 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’06). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1243-1252. doi

Class15
 Class16 Tues Oct29

Evaluation of Prototypes – Discount Methods

Reading #23. Wilson, C. (2013). User Interface Inspection Methods, Chapter 4. Cognitive Walkthrough (pp. 65-79), Elsevier Inc. [Read p. 66-74] Link pdf

Reading #24. Wilson, C. (2013). User Interface Inspection Methods, Chapter 1. Heuristic Evaluation (pp. 1-31), Elsevier Inc.  [Read p. 14-29] Link pdf

Class16
 Class17 Thurs Oct31

Evaluation of Prototypes – Usability Testing

Optional Reading # 25. Dix, A. et al. (2004). Human-Computer Interaction, Chapter 9. Evaluation techniques (pp. 318-364), Pearson. [Read: p.343-362] pdf

Reading # 26. Oram, L., McLean, K., Kruchten, P., Forster, B. (2014). Crafting Diversity in Radiology Image Stack Scrolling: Control and Annotations. In Proceedings of the 2014 DIS Conference on Designing interactive systems (DIS ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 567-576. doi

Class17
Class18 Tues Nov05

Experiments I – Experimental Design

Reading #27. Hochheiser, H., Feng, J. H., & Lazar, J. (2017). Experimental research. Chapter 2Research methods in human computer interaction (pp. 25-44). Elsevier Science.  Link

Reading #28. Hochheiser, H., Feng, J. H., & Lazar, J. (2017). Experimental design. Chapter 3Research methods in human computer interaction (pp. 45-69). Elsevier Science.  Link

Class18
 Class19 Thurs Nov07

Working Class and Prototype Review

No Reading

Project Milestone-Prototype Class19
Class20 Tues Nov12

Experiments II – Statistical Analysis

Reading #29. Hochheiser, H., Feng, J. H., & Lazar, J. (2017). Statistical analysis. Chapter 4Research methods in human computer interaction (pp. 71-104). Elsevier Science. Link

Class20
Wed Nov13 Deadline: 4 pm Interim-milestone: Proposed goal(s) of experiment
 Class21 Thurs Nov14

Experiments III – Report and Validity

Reading #30. Findlater, L., Moffatt, K., McGrenere, J., and Dawson, J. (2009). Ephemeral adaptation: the use of gradual onset to improve menu selection performance. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’09). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1655-1664. DOI

Class21
 Class22 Tues Nov19

Presentation (Test 1) 

Deadline: 9 am

No Reading

Project Milestone-Test 1
 Class23 Thurs Nov21 Reading #31. Baecker, R. Grudin, J., Buxton, W., Greenberg, S., (1995) Methodology Matters: Doing research in the behavioral and social sciences. Human Computer Interaction: Toward the year 2000 (pp.152-169), Morgan Kaufmann. pdf
Class24 Tues Nov26 Guest Lecture – Meir Deutsch, UBC (UILO)

Custom-designed lecture by UBC’s University-Industry Liaison Office (UILO) covers how UILO support students and faculty in their research and innovation partnerships.

Class24
 Class25 Thurs Nov28

Working Class and Final Prototype Review

No Reading

Class25
Tues Dec 3
Deadline: Noon Project Milestone-Test 2
Tues Dec 10
Deadline: Noon
Project Milestone-Test 3