Human-Computer Interaction

Human-Computer Interaction

This course introduces students to fundamental principles of human-computer interaction (HCI) with a strong focus on understanding the nature of how people interact with, or avoid, computer technology; the problems they encounter in these interactions, and the design principles that address how to make computers more usable and effective to a wide variety of people, including children, the elderly, the handicapped and other special populations. Use of computers for entertainment, communication and time management are important and are also covered in this course. Human-computer interactions may take the form of using a library online catalog, computerized database systems, the World Wide Web, video games, personal appliances, etc.

Class Name Human-Computer Interaction
Host School Queens College
Class Identifier LBSCI 754
Credit Value 3 Credit Hours
Faculty Ping Li
Course Tool (Online) Blackboard
Class Description This course introduces students to fundamental principles of human-computer interaction (HCI) with a strong focus on understanding the nature of how people interact with, or avoid, computer technology; the problems they encounter in these interactions, and the design principles that address how to make computers more usable and effective to a wide variety of people, including children, the elderly, the handicapped and other special populations. Use of computers for entertainment, communication and time management are important and are also covered in this course. Human-computer interactions may take the form of using a library online catalog, computerized database systems, the World Wide Web, video games, personal appliances, etc.
Class Disclaimer None
Delivery Asynchronous
Start and End Date January 30th, 2017 - May 26th, 2017
Start and End Time
(if synchronous)
Days of Week
(of class meetings, if synchronous)
Last Add Day January 23rd, 2017
Residency Start and End Date No Residency