Usability and Human Interaction

DGM 6168 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Surveys the theory and practice of human-computer interaction and the development of user interfaces. Through both analysis and design projects, students have an opportunity to learn cutting-edge approaches to usability research and evaluation, testing methods, and how to design systems that meet end-user needs. Topics covered include behavioral and cognitive foundations of interaction design, principles of good design for interaction, basic user research techniques, and the process of user-centered design.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 20189
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Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Full Term
Class Meeting Dates 01/08/2018 to 03/31/2018
Instructor Matthew Carrano
Schedule Thursday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Traditional
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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