Fall 2015: (DePaul University)
- HCI 440: Introduction to User-Centered Design
A foundational course for the Human-Computer Interaction masters program in the College of Computing and Digital Media, taught as a hybrid course with both in-class and online students. This course presented the principles and iterative process of user-centered interaction design, including contextual inquiry and analysis, conceptual modeling and design, detailed design and prototyping, and evaluation. Students applied these principles and practices with in-class activities, independent assignments, and a team project.
Spring 2015: (Northwestern University)
- COMM_ST 394: Growing-Up Digital
A research seminar introducing junior Communication Studies majors to reading and writing about research. All juniors in the department are required to take one of the ten seminars focused on different topics each year. This seminar focused on adolescence and emerging adulthood in the age of social media, including use of social media, perceptions of privacy, adjustment to college, family and romantic relationships. Students developed their research and writing skills through weekly reading and writing assignments, culminating in a 15-page research paper.