Human Computer Interaction Assignment 5

Chris Eigner and Ildikó Tóth eignerchris@gmail.com and ildiko@ildikototh.com Application Name Clatter Description Clatter (Class + Chatter) is a course-specific, web-based, mobile-friendly chat tool for student/teacher collaboration. Device The device for which we’re building the control model is a modern smartphone. Control Model large version User…

Human Computer Interaction Assignment 4

Chris Eigner and Ildikó Tóth eignerchris@gmail.com and ildiko@ildikototh.com Content Model large version here Validation Note: nouns and verbs are bolded for clarity Material Inquiry: User scrolls through course list User selects CS101 course to enter chat room User sends message to ask about course material Topic…

Human Computer Interaction Assignment 3

Chris Eigner and Ildikó Tóth eignerchris@gmail.com and ildiko@ildikototh.com Selected Application The proposed application is a persistent, real-time, classroom specific chat service. Users login with university credentials and are shown a list of chat rooms for the classes in which they are currently enrolled. Upon entering a…

Human Computer Interaction Assignment 2

by Chris Eigner and Ildikó Tóth Intended Users This prototype is an iPhone case with a pocket for credit cards, intended for anyone burdened by having too many personables and not enough hands, including students, professionals, or travelers. We attempted to construct a phone case with a sleeve or pocket…

Human Computer Interaction Assignment 1

User Bio The user I observed is a 25 yr. old, male, Ph.D candidate in the field of Linguistics. He attended Western Washington University, receiving a B.A. in English and continued to Binghamton University in New York where he earned a Masters in Creative Writing. I observed the…

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