Course Number / Section:

CIS 9602 (600) / 001

Course Title:

Human Interface Design


Dr. John T. Nosek


Wachman Hall, Room 316.




Course Web Page:


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Graduate Standing. (IS&T undergraduate majors who meet GPA requirements may take as an IS&T elective subject to the approval of the IS&T Advisor and permission of the instructor)



Usability Engineering: Scenario-based Development of Human Computer Interaction, Mary Beth Rosson & John M. Carroll, 2002


Course Goals:

Students should be able to:

1.      Understand how the human element affects the success of user interfaces and system integration

2.      Understand how to design user interfaces to leverage human strengths while mitigating human weaknesses.

3.      Use theory to better create user interfaces.



Topics Covered:

Requirements Analysis of Usability; Activity Design; Information Design; Interaction Design; and Measurement of usability.




Attendance Policy:


Attendance will be taken.