Perspectives in HCI

In Summer ’20 I developed and taught a class with the goal of introducing students to different perspectives around human-computer interaction that they might not have run into via mainstream channels.

The class centered around a list of books from which each student had to choose a book to read and lead a discussion on during the semester:

Here is the syllabus:

Here is the class schedule divided by topic:

Qualitative methods in HCI:

A brief history of HCI:

HCI and culture

Social aspects of HCI

Cognitive and political aspects

Identity and HCI: race, gender, orientation, intersections

Identity and HCI: ability, age, and access

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