INF 382C Understanding Users
Overview of user-centered approaches to the design and deployment of information products and services, the psychology of user behavior and experience, and the methods employed to identify reliable and valid guidance from users. Learn to evaluate every information product, service or environment from a UX perspective. Sharpen your design critiques, use theory and data to improve designs, and learn how to understand why users think and behave as they do. Every information graduate needs these skills.
INF 391G Writing Studio
For doctoral students and pre-approved masters students completing thesis credits, this is a hands-on writing and reviewing workshop that demands continual submission and critical reviewing of each others work. Learn to write better by doing it, weekly, and getting and providing constant feedback. Conduct a formal review of a real journal article and observe how others review and how editors handle the process. This is a studio environment, we learn by doing.