Hi, I am Oliver
Art Director & UI Designer
for games

HCI

Stanford University, April 2013 - June 2013
keyvisual hci

A Human Computer Interaction Course from Stanford University

Online class offered on Coursera.org and lead by Scott Klemmer, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University.

The schedule and video lectures covered the following topics for Q1/Q2 2013:

  • The Power of prototyping
  • Evaluating Designs
  • The Birth of HCI
  • Participant Observation
  • Interviewing
  • Needfinding Strategies
  • Paper Prototypes and mockups
  • Wizard of Oz
  • Video Prototyping
  • Heuristic Evaluation
  • Direct Manipulation
  • Mental Models
  • Distributing Cognition
  • Visual Design
  • In-Person Experiments
  • Running web experiments

Assignemnts required working with industry standard prototyping tools such as Axure and Balsamiq. Work was evaluated by peers and staff.

The goal of the class was to develop a web application (mobile or pc) and move through all stages of creation. Recommended for anyone working with user interfaces, mobile and web development and artists.

The class was completed with a final grade of 92% (with distinction). Read more about the class here.