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Fall 2024
Jun 25, 2024
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AD 53200 - Cognition In Design
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course focuses on understanding cognitive issues and theories in design. Students are exposed to different cognitive models and phases while they are designing interactive systems. They will develop the cognitive perspective, analyze user experience, and develop an interaction design.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Lecture, Recitation

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: Patti & Rusty Rueff Schl DAP

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Repeatable for Additional Credit: Yes - May be repeated up to 1 times

Learning Outcomes: 1. Explain and evaluate design decisions in terms of elementary cognitive theories. 2. Understand key differences between traditional and emerging models of cognition and the development of these models. 3. Learn about specific human strengths and weaknesses in terms of perception, memory, learning, and cognition and how to use this information to optimally design the interface/interaction to leverage this specific human potential. 4. Apply current models of individual and group cognition to the design of user interaction. 5. Ultimately, analyze, critically evaluate, and improve our interaction with artifacts from the human perspective.

May not be enrolled as the following Classifications:     
      Sophomore: 45 - 59 hours
      Sophomore: 30 - 44 hours
      Freshman: 0 - 14 hours
      Freshman: 15 - 29 hours

GR-AD 51200 Course

General Requirements:

Student Attribute: GR
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: AD 51200
Minimum Grade of D-
May not be taken concurrently. )

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