Douglas M. Walls, PhD
Campus Location: CNH307C
This is a course about listening and making.
￼￼￼￼￼In this course, students work on collaborative projects to design innovative human‐computer interactions and information aimed at transforming the way people do things in their everyday lives at work, in the home, and in other social settings. Students conduct activity analysis to observe and analyze everyday practices, use object‐oriented modeling techniques to represent and plan transformations to those practices, and do UI prototyping to specify implementation plans.
I will ask that each team think carefully about how their project will benefit users by changing the social environment they are designing for in a way that works to further democratic social goals and/or facilitate justice and to end violence, oppression, discrimination or other undesirable social dynamics.
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