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CSCI S-36 (34521)   

Harvard Summer SchoolComputer ScienceDavid S. Platt ME, President, Rolling Thunder Computing, Inc
TermDay and TimeLocation
Summer 1 2019  (show academic calendar)MTuWTh   6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Northwest Science Building B104
Credit Level

This course provides a practical workshop for exercising and improving the skills learned in CSCI E-34, under direct supervision of the instructor. We work together on one specific user experience (UX) project, to be selected by the instructor. The output of the class is a complete analysis of a UX design problem and solution. This course does not involve actual building of the software. Rather, the goal is to produce a UX specification that can be handed off to the coders. In each class meeting, students work for about an hour on a design item (persona or story). Students then present their output to the class for critique and analysis. The instructor works alongside students, assisting as needed, while also preparing his own solution, which is also presented. Students may work individually or in groups, depending on the number of registered students. We also hear guest speakers that present topics that enhance this project.<br /> <br /> Prerequisites: Successful completion of CSCI E-34 or equivalent industrial experience. More than for most computer science classes, you must be ready to think in new ways, to participate in discussions, to experiment, and to challenge the assumptions you have worked with throughout your career. Bring an open mind and a thick skin.

On campus only.<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Noncredit, graduate credit $3,340.<br /> <br /> See <a href="http://www.summer.harvard.edu">http://www.summer.harvard.edu</a>

Cross Registration
Not eligible for cross-registration