Communication 1A: Media Technologies, People, and Society.
An introduction to the concepts and contexts of communication. A topics-structured orientation emphasizing the field and the scholarly endeavors represented in the department.
Communication 168 (Comm 268, Comm 368, ME 468): Experimental Research in Advanced User Interfaces.
This project-based course involves small groups designing and implementing an experiment concerning voice and agent user interfaces. Each group is involved in a different, publishable research project.
Communication 169: Computers and Interfaces.
Interdisciplinary course on user responses to interfaces and design implications of those responses. Theories from different disciplines illustrate responses to textual, voice-based, pictorial, metaphoric, conversational, adaptive, agent-based, intelligent, and anthropomorphic interfaces. Group design project applying theory to the design of products or services for developing countries.