NYU Steinhardt

User Experience Design

  • Course Number: EDCT-GE 2015
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Examines cognitive & cultural issues related to the visual design of learning environments, including media selection, representation of information, fundamentals of visual design, interface design & metaphors. A second focus is cognitive & cultural issues related to interaction design, including types & levels of interactivity, levels of user control, & media-specific instructional strategies for different levels of engagement. Students study these issues in group work, in discussions, through critical examination & evaluation of examples, through the design of media interface & interactions for an educational project of their choice, & by writing a theoretical paper.
  • Old Course Number: E19.2015