Evolution of Technology (TEC 154 2014S) : Outlines
Held: Monday, 24 February 2014
We begin to consider the use of human factors in the design of technology. We ground our discussion in Norman's approach.
The doors to the courtyard in the science elbow are a great example of "Norman Doors". I've watched the lead faculty member convince himself they were locked.
Wander through the room, identifying objects, their affordances, their signifiers, their flaws, and possible design improvements. Look for at least two of each of the following:
Unfortunately (or fortunately), the book has changed since the first edition. And the new edition does not necessarily afford the same discussion questions. These old ones are left for eference purposes.
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