IS 496 DE3 - Topics in Human-Centered D & S - Design for Social Interact Exp
Variety of newly developed and current topics courses within the field of human-centered design and systems, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 2 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated if topics vary.
Designing for Social Interactive Experience: From Facebook to TikTok, technology is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, technical solutions are designed to address real-world problems and to promote positive social change; on the other hand, technologies might have unwanted impacts on the society. This course covers theories, methods and state-of-the-art works in designing interactive technologies (e.g., conversational agents) for enhancing desirable social experiences. The course is taught with lecture, discussion, and *in-class studio participation (*when taught on-campus). Student will explore how to design conversational agents to mediate social interactions between different stakeholders (e.g., public service providers and community members) in a variety of contexts. The course prepares students to work as practitioners, academicians, or system designers in their future endeavors. Students in the 3-credit version of the course could choose to skip some of the assignments, e.g.,
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Course Level: Graduate