Textbooks and References
In addition to course textbooks and references, this page provides links to
interesting web sites of relevance to the material in this course.
Suggestions for additions to this page are welcome. To do so, simply
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Interaction Design, beyond human-computer interaction - 4th Ed.
by Jennifer Preece, Yvonne Rogers, and Helen Sharp, Wiley, 2015, ISBN 978-1-119-02075-2
Interaction Design, beyond human-computer interaction - 3rd Ed.
by Jennifer Preece, Yvonne Rogers, and Helen Sharp, Wiley, 2011, ISBN 978-0-470-19134-7
Interaction Design, beyond human-computer interaction - 2nd Ed.
by Jennifer Preece, Yvonne Rogers, and Helen Sharp, Wiley, 2007, ISBN 978-0-470-01866-8
Interaction Design, beyond human-computer interaction
by Jennifer Preece, Yvonne Rogers, and Helen Sharp, Wiley, 2002, ISBN 0-471-49278-7
- Chapter 2 of "Developing User Interfaces" by Hix and Hartson.
Copies of this chapter can be purchased at cost (about $5-$10) at the Ryerson bookstore.
Ask for the custom printing of "Usability Guidelines" for CPS613
- This course uses
Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise
for lab1, the assignment, the modules, and optionally the project.
Visual Studio can be downloaded from
DreamSpark. All students registered in this course should automatically have an account, which is your scs mail account.
To check that this is the case, you can send a password request and the password will be emailed to your scs mail account.
If you are told that you do not have an account, then you should request one on the DreamSpark site using your scs mail account.
Non-Computer Science students: you will need to get your copy of Visual Studio from your department as you are not covered by the site license for the Department of Computer Science.
Camtasia Player to play the recorded usability testing sessions.
This player is also accessible in the labs at
O:\Program Files\Camtasia Player\CamPlay.exe
General Human Computer Interaction
Usability Issues for the WWW
Human Factors Organizations
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