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For ease of access, here are direct links to all lecture slides, section slides, and project materials. All other important forms, links, and resources are available on the BCourses homepage and pinned to the #resources-and-links channel in Slack.

Week 1 - Introduction to Design & HCI

(In observance of Juneteenth, this week starts on Tuesday, and Studio class will occur on Friday instead of Monday.)

Week 2 - User Studies + Prototyping

Week 3 - Aesthetics & Evaluation Methods

(In observance of the Fourth of July, there is no class on Monday, so no Studio this week.)

Week 4 - Interviewing

(This week, all lectures will be remote. Studio will still take place in-person.)

Week 5 - Beyond the Screen

Week 6 - Start of Final Project Phase of Course!

SUN 7/24
Final Project Final Project Teams Finalized
MON 7/25
Studio Studio: Usability Testing
TUE 7/26
LectureLecture 13
Reading How Bodies Matter: Five Themes for Interaction Design
WED 7/27
Remote LectureTA Guest Mini-Lectures
Project 4 Project 4 Final Report
THU 7/28
Studio In-Studio Work Session
FRI 7/29
Final Project Milestone 0
Project 44.8 Proof of Participation in Usability Tests Due

Week 7 - Final Project Week 2

MON 8/1
Studio In-Studio Work Session
Final Project Milestone 1 - Formative Research
TUE 8/2
Studio In-Studio Work Session
WED 8/3
Remote LectureSpecial Guest Panel: Careers in HCI, UI/UX, and Web Development
Project 4 Project 4 Final Report
THU 8/4
Studio In-Studio Work Session
FRI 8/5
Final Project Milestone 2 - Prototyping

Week 8 - Final Project Week 3 (Final!)

MON 8/8
Studio In-Studio Work Session
TUE 8/9
Studio In-Studio Work Session
Final Project Milestone 3 - Implementation & Evaluation Due
WED 8/10
Studio In-Studio Work Session
THU 8/11
Studio Presentations and Demos @ 11AM-1:30PM
Final Project Final Project Poster Due 11AM)
FRI 8/12
Final Project Final Project Report and Video Due
Final Project Final Project Peer Evaluation Form Due

Credits for this course

The syllabus, lecture slides, web content, and assignments of this course are only the most recent iterations of a long history of HCI classes. This iteration of the course, at the very least, draws from prior course materials by Nate Weinmann, Janaki Vivrekar, Sarah Sterman, Andrew Head, Amy Pavel, Cesar Torres, Björn Hartmann, Eric Paulos, Valkyrie Savage, Maneesh Agrawala, Scott Klemmer, John Canny, and James Landay.