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Exploring Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Tue Aug 6, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Thu Aug 8, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 2 sessions $450

Most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

Before each sesson, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, along with any required class materials.



This course is an introduction to fundamentals and practice of human-computer interaction, including the utilization of user interface (UI) development toolkits and evaluating UI graphical layouts using specific guidelines and human factors for design.

Prerequisites: none.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the course, participants should have the ability to:

  • Explain what Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is and its importance
  • Apply HCI guidelines into problem-solving
  • Develop and evaluate a HCI system

Topics Include:

  • Introduction: What HCI Is and Why It Is Important
  • Specific HCI Guidelines
  • Human Factors as HCI Theories
  • HCI Design
  • UI Development Toolkit
  • User Interface Evaluation
Chen-Hsiang (Jones) Yu

Dr. Chen-Hsiang (Jones) Yu is a full Teaching Professor at Northeastern University. He is also an affiliated faculty member at the Center for Dynamical Biomarkers, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. He earned B.Eng. and M.S.

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