The schedule for the Summer 2021 term of IAT-334Interface Design
|Date (Week)||Reading(s)||In lecture||In Lab||Due|
May 18 (01)
An introduction to the course as well as getting you started on sketching interfaces.
May 25 (02)
(2015). "Screen-based Thinking: Let's Make an App! (Chapter 2)." The Best Interface Is No Interface. New Riders.
Considering guidelines and affordances in designing interactions.
June 1 (03)
More on affordances and heuristic assessment of interfaces.
June 8 (04)
Looking at different types of users, their goals, and how we can understand them.
June 15 (05)
An introduction to approaches for interviewing users and the resulting consideration of research ethics.
June 22 (06)
Exploration of more interaction and interface patterns as well as the introduction of microinteractions.
June 29 (07)
A recap of human-specific issues in interface design including (but not limited to) accessibility and culture.
July 6 (08)
Surveying users and deriving meaning from research results.
July 13 (09)
How we go about prototyping testable interfaces and interactions.
July 20 (10)
Dealing with the reality of when we fail... because we will at some point fail.
July 27 (11)
Looking into future considerations or aspects of interface design.
August 3 (12)
There will be no formal lecture this week, content is to be determined.