Human Centered Design & Engineering

February 27, 2018

HCDE Winter Quarter Class Showcases

Please join the University of Washington’s Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering for end-of-quarter showcases featuring student work from a variety of HCDE courses.

Light refreshments will be provided! Mark your calendars for the dates below, and join us for any or all of the showcases.

Directed Research Group: Removing Barriers at the Burke Museum

Instructor: Tyler Fox
Monday, March 5  //  
3:30 – 5 p.m.  //  Burke Museum Cafe
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In advance of the Burke Museum’s move to its new location, Removing Barriers DRG’s students have been working with Museum staff to explore potential technologies and design interventions through which to create evocative museum experiences. Specifically, the Museum is prototyping new museum spaces wherein researchers perform their work in the public eye. These spaces are in the existing building and not only constitute new ways of working, but also new forms of public engagement.

UX Prototyping (HCDE 451)

Instructor: Andrew Davidson
Thursday, March 8  //  9 – 11 a.m.  //  215 Fluke Hall
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In HCDE 451, students are introduced to a variety of prototyping techniques for different kinds of user experience design problems. The course is structured as a series of independent explorations, each on a different prototyping methodology, aimed at many platforms.

HCDE Master’s Capstone Poster Showcase

Instructor: Elizabeth Sanocki
Friday, March 9  //  4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  //  HUB 250
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In HCDE’s two-quarter capstone course, students bring the knowledge and skills gained throughout their degree program into one project. The capstone showcase is your opportunity to talk directly with students about their work and test interactive demos.

Usability Studies (HCDE 517B)

Instructors: Robin Martin-Emerson and Mark Haselkorn
Tuesday, March 13  //  
6 – 9 p.m.  //  233 Sieg Hall
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In HCDE 517, students engage with clients and conduct usability tests on actual products. These projects have been proposed by HCDE corporate partners. The course is structured around the design and completion of these usability tests.