kobsa @ uci.edu , Rm. CS 430C,
Disclaimer: These are guidelines intended to help students plan their work in this course. However, the instructor does reserve the right to make changes if needed.
General Educational Aims: This course gives a gentle introduction to the "people's side of computers", and to the potential future role of computers in our everyday lives.
Requirements: None. Enrollment will be restricted to freshmen until Thursday, noon, March 24, 2005. After this date, enrollment in Uni Stu 3 will be open to ALL undergraduates.
Character of course: We will read the textbook and discuss about it. Students will give presentations on chapters of the textbook.
Time and Location: Fridays 2pm-2:50pm Room
432 in the CS building (bldg 302).
|Grading:||50% for presentation|
|50% for participation in discussions|
Efficient reading: see here
Cheating: see here
Students with Disabilities: see here
Add/drop Deadlines: 5:00pm the second week of classes (April 15, 2005). I'll be happy to sign drop cards thereafter though.
Office hours: by arrangement (contact me in class or send email beforehand).
|Unusable at any bandwidth||Chapter 2|
|The quest for universal usability||Chapter 3|
|New methods, new goals||Chapter 4|
|5/6||Understanding human activities and relationships||Chapter 5|