Human-Computer Interaction II: Cognition, Context & Culture
- Get into the userâs mind and understand the role of mental models and representations, then investigate how to design interfaces that inte... mehr...
Get into the userâs mind and understand the role of mental models and representations, then investigate how to design interfaces that integrate with and influence the world around us.weniger
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- This course takes you through lessons 9 through 13 of CS6750: Human-Computer Interaction as taught in the Georgia Tech Online Master of Science in Computer Science program. In this course, youâll expand the scope through which you view human-computer interaction. Youâll start by going further inside the userâs mind to understand the role of mental models in guiding a userâs interaction with your system. A good user interface designer understands the mental models of their users and how representations can be used to correct those mental models. Youâll then learn methods for breaking down user behavior into more objective, discernible, and measurable chunks. Through the principles of task analysis and with artifacts like GOMS models, youâll discover how to take the often-ethereal patterns of human interaction and distill them into externalizable, manipulable chunks. Youâll also learn how to use these artifacts to inform the design and improvement of interfaces. Youâll then widen your view to look at the context in which your interfaces are deployed. Youâll begin by learning about distributed cognition, which includes the notion that humans may offload cognitive tasks onto interfaces, and that humans and interfaces together may be considered higher-level cognitive systems. Youâll also learn about theories for investigating interaction in context, such as activity theory and situated action, and the role that human improvisation plays in any interface we design. Through these lenses, youâll be equipped to design not just user interfaces, but user experiences developed with an understanding of the context around the interaction. Youâll conclude by expanding your view even further to investigate how interfaces interact with society itself: both how society guides the interfaces we create, and how the interfaces we create affect society. Youâll learn how interface design can be used to address societal issues, but also how it can have danger unintentional side effects. By the end of the course, youâll have a deeper understanding of how human cognition interacts with user interfaces, and how user interfaces in turn interact with the world. Youâll be able to design interfaces that consider what the user knows and what is going on around the user.
- USD 99
- Nächste Durchführungsdaten
- 16. August 2021-16. August 2022
- 16. August 2022-16. August 2023
- 16. August 2023-16. August 2024