Registration: Summer 2020 Study Abroad – Human-Centered Design in London
Deadline: Applications due by February 15, 2020.
WHEN: Aug. 22 – Sept. 12, 2020 CREDITS: 5 TUITION: $4,250 financial aid and scholarships available APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2020
Explore critical practice rooted in London’s vibrant Design culture!
Join Human Centered Design & Engineering faculty members Drs. Brock Craft and Tyler Fox on an international exploration of Experience Design. London is a globally significant crossroads for creative cultures of all kinds, and has a thriving Design and UX scene. The city presents opportunities for developing a deeper understanding of how to engineer interactions and experiences. The program is designed for students who are eager to explore experience design in the diverse and rich context that is London.
Registration: Research Group Winter 2020 – Children’s Digital media and Technologies Design Toolkit
Led by Ph.D. student Saba Kawas and Professor Julie Kientz
Deadline: Form due by December 12, 2019
Meeting Time: Monday From 10 am–12 pm Registration: Research Group Course Credit: 2-4 CR/NC Application Deadline: 12/12/2019 Decisions: 12/13/2019
Research Group Overview
The research group is looking for a few students who are interested in applied research to help inform the UX design process of interactive technologies for children. In this DRG, we will prototype and evaluate design toolkits that translate academic research findings into actionable insights that can be easily used by UX designers in the industry. The goal is to come up with toolkit designs with content presented in an easily-digestible format such as a set of cards or an online resource library. We are also planning to run co-design sessions with professional UX designers to design, create, and evaluate several Children’s Digital Design Toolkit examples.
Registration: Winter 2020 GRDSCH 540 Hybrid Pedagogies: Using Technology in Teaching
Winter 2020 Friday, 11:30 to 1:20 2 Credits, Credit/No-Credit
Technology is changing the nature of teaching. How do you make informed choices to incorporate teaching tools and technologies into your curriculum? How do you bridge in-person and online learning spaces in ways that capitalize on technology’s creative possibilities? If these questions interest you, please consider registering for the 2-credit course.
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019 3:30-5:00 PM Gerberding Hall Room 142
Faculty positions in higher education usually require teaching statements. If you’re considering an academic position, you should definitely consider attending this workshop if writing a teaching statement is new to you. Discover what teaching statements can look like, how to develop one (even if you have never been a TA), review examples, and brainstorm with peers.
Registration: Winter 2020 Geography 595 – Digital GeoHumanities
Wednesday 2:30-5:20 SMI 109
Looking for an elective course to take during Winter quarter 2020? Interested in geospatial technologies and their intersection with the humanities? You should consider taking this course offered by the UW’s Department of Geography. It looks like a really interesting seminar course that starts with a theoretical foundation and moves on to look at real world examples and technologies.
Research Group Autumn 2019: Examining Values & Ethics in Children & Interaction Design Research
Led by PhD student Saba Kawas and Professor Julie Kientz
Weekly Meeting Time: Wednesdays, 1-3 PM, PT
Location: Meetings via Zoom
Research Group Course Credit: 2-4 CR/NC
Deadline: Applications due by September 21, 2019
Research Group Overview
If you’re interested in children and technology design, consider participating in this Directed Research Group for Autumn 2019. You’ll collaborate to review and analyze a body of Technology, Interaction Design & Children’s research papers from the past decade. The group’s goal is to examine the values and ethics expressed in the research papers, through (1) content analysis and (2) surveying authors of theses papers. Continue reading →