Catalog 2015-2016 
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Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

APDZ 381 Theory of Interactivity

5 credits
This course provides a survey of the field of interaction design from historical, cultural and industry practice perspectives. Students will study the basics of human perception, explore the rules that govern interaction design, and examine principles of human-computer interaction.

Prerequisites: Admission to the BTAD Program or instructor permission.
Quarters Offered: Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe a broad theoretical range of interaction design disciplines
  • Describe the basic principles of human factors that guide interaction design
  • Critically evaluate design work in software and interactive media
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of the tools and methods used in interaction design
  • Employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving