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Mark P Haselkorn
HCDE 505
Seattle Campus

Computer-Assisted Communication

Explores computer-assisted communication from three perspectives: (1) cultural roles of communication technologies; (2) relationships between communication and information including information technologies in the workplace, academe, and other settings; and (3) application to design including models for audience analysis, task analysis, and cognitive systems engineering. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.

Class description

This class is an overview of computer-mediated communication (CMC) as it applies to the increasing range of information and communication technologies. The goal of this class is to explore issues in CMC and the role that it plays in collaboration, computer supported cooperative work, and the achievement of social life. We will then apply the results of this exploration to human-centered design of CMC systems.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Mark P Haselkorn
Date: 08/13/2012