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Sean A Munson
HCDE 548
Seattle Campus

Advanced Topics in Human Centered Design and Engineering

In-depth examination of a specialized topic in an emerging area of human centered design and engineering.

Class description

Every day, millions of people make decisions in digital environments or supported by software tools. Designers of sociotechnical systems influence the choices people make, both intentionally and inadvertently, with their design decisions. In HCDE 548, we will discuss several social influence theories, ways of building such influence into systems, and ways of evaluating such systems including results of prior studies and planning our own.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Seminar.

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Response papers, research sketches, and research proposal.


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 Sean A Munson
Date: 12/11/2012