Instructor: Peter W. Foltz
Office: Science Hall 328
Office hours: Tuesday, Thursday 9:30-10:30, or by appointment
Most of the readings for the course will be photocopies available from the Psychology main office. However, you will need to purchase a copy of Norman's book for the course.
You can order the book from Amazon.com Norman, D. A. (1998) The Invisible Computer: Why good products can fail, the personal coputer is so complex, and information appliances are the solution. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
Other readings will come from:
Landauer,T. K (1996) The Trouble with Computers: Usefulness, Usability, and Productivity. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (available in paperback for $14.80
The Handbook of Human-Computer Interaction (available in hardcover for the low low price of $396.50!)
Reading in Human Computer Interaction: Toward the year 2000
Undergraduates: The Human-Technology Center at the University of Oklahoma has a "Research Experience for Undergraduates" summer program. Interns at the 8-week program will receive room, board, and a $1000 stipend. For more information see the URL below. If you have questions after seeing the URL feel free to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org The URL is http://www.ou.edu/HTIC/reu
Clayton Lewis & John Rieman's "Task-Centered User Interface Design" is the first online shareware book on HCI-material. It is available via anonymous ftp at:ftp.cs.colorado.edu in:/pub/cs/distribs/clewis/HCI-Design-Book. There is a script to generate a WWW page to access the chapters (http://www.acm.org/~perlman/uidesign.html).
Gary Perlman's Resources in HCI
Jakob Nielsen's papers on Heuristic evaluation
Keith Instone's "HCI Launching Pad" at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in Ohio
Hans de Graaff's "Index of HCI-Related Material" at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Illustrated and annotated examples of Bad Human Factors Designs by Mike Darnell.
Ameritech's user interface guidelines
Smith and Mosier's User interface guidelines report (not working currently)
A listing of styles and guidelines available online
Usability Engineering site with lots of useful links
Human-Factors problem may have contributed to John Denver's death
Click here for Dr. Foltz's web page.