CS6301.005 and .006 User Interface design Schedule Fall 2015

Instructor: John Cole

This schedule is tentative and subject to change.  Reading is in the textbook specified in the syllabus unless otherwise indicated.

Week Date Topic

Reading

1 August 24 Syllabus review, course requirements, terminology.  The Human  
  August 26 The Human Ch. 1
2 August 31

The Human

Ch. 1
  September 2 Java Swing: Intro
The Computer
Ch. 2
3 September 7 Labor Day Holiday -- No classs  
  September 9 The Interaction Ch. 3
4 September 14 The Interaction Ch. 3
  September 16 Basic User Interface Design Slides
5 September 21 Interaction Paradigms; homework review Ch. 4
  September 23 Interaction Design Basics Ch. 5
6 September 28 Interaction Design Basics Ch. 5
  September 30 Design Rules Ch. 7
7 October 5 Design Rules Ch. 7
  October 7 Exam Review  
8 October 12 Midterm Exam 1: Chapters 1, 2, 3, part of 4, 5, 7 and UI design slides  
  October 14 Introduction to Android Slides
9 October 19 Introduction to Android Slides
  October 21 Evaluation Techniques Ch. 9
10 October 26 Evaluation Techniques Ch. 9
  October 28 Universal Design Ch. 10
11 November 2 Android Drawing; Android Sensors Slides
  November 4 Android Sensors Slides
12 November 9 Cognitive Models; Android Touchscreen Ch. 12
  November 11 Exam Review  
13 November 16 Exam 2: Android design, chapters 9 and 10.  
  November 18 Android Touchscreen Slides
14 November 23 Fall Break  
  November 25 Fall Break  
15 November 30 Dialog Notation and Design Ch. 16
  December 2 Dialog Notation and Design Ch. 16
16 December 7 Time Requirements DWT* Ch. 12
  December 9 Exam Review: Chapters 12 and 16; DWT chapter 12, Android Sensors, Android Touchscreen.  
17 December 14
December 16
Final Exam, section 005 (8:30 AM in the Testing Center)
Final Exam section 006 (11:30 AM, location to be announced.)
These exams are not cumulative.
 
    *From Designing With the Mind in Mind PDF