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Autumn 2021 Course Showcases


December 1, 2021

Please join the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering for our end-of-quarter course showcases. These events are your opportunity to preview different HCDE classes and hear from students about the variety of topics they are exploring. Find the showcase schedule and descriptions below.

HCDE 518
User Centered Design

In HCDE’s Intro to User Centered Design course, first-year graduate students completed a full design process including user research, ideation, prototyping, and evaluation. Join us for the final presentations consisting of a combination of Miro boards and small Zoom rooms. Presentations will be organized by topic: Health, Education & Work, Community, and Self-Care & Hobbies.
Instruction team: Sarah Coppola, Brian Kinnee, Julie Kientz, Dawn Sakaguchi-Tang, Daniella Kim, Mania Orand, Rebecca Destello, and Kathryn Brookshier

MONDAY, DEC. 6 
5 p.m.  Miro Boards open
7 - 8:50 p.m. Presentations in Zoom
https://tinyurl.com/518-aut21

HCDE 598 B
Service Design

Disaster planning, preparation for smoke events, clothing mending, entomophagy (eating bugs)...what might these have in common? These are all at the heart of services designed by intrepid HCDE master's students. Join us for a showcase where they will share their ideas for services in the age of climate catastrophe and how they got there!
Instructor: Tyler Fox

TUESDAY, DEC. 7
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
233 Sieg Building

HCDE 451
UX Prototyping

Students in UX Prototyping quickly explored and iterated on a range of prototyping techniques from low to high fidelity and spanning physical, digital, narrative, and behavioral interactions. In this showcase, students will display their various prototypes from the quarter and a final project combining at least two techniques to materialize an interactive experience.
Instructors: Kristin Dew & Tyler Fox

THURSDAY, DEC. 9
10 - 11:30 a.m.
The MILL (McCarty Innovation & Learning Lab)

HCDE 539
Physical Computing and Prototyping

In this showcase students will show the prototypes of physical devices they've designed and built in class.Throughout the quarter students learned the fundamentals of physical prototyping and built a series of small projects to reinforce their technical skills. The showcase is the culmination of that work.
Instructor: Adi Azulay

THURSDAY, DEC. 9
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
233 Sieg Building