COMM 440/640: Computer Mediated Communication: Theory and Practice
Course focuses on the design of computer interfaces and software from the user's point of view. The goal is to teach user interface designs that "serve human needs" while building feelings of competence, confidence, and satisfaction. Topics include formal models of people and interactions, collaborative design issues, psychological and philosophical design considerations, and cultural and social issues. Lectures concurrent with COMM 640; graduate students should enroll in COMM 640.