IS 226 Introduction to HCI

This course introduces students to fundamental theories and techniques in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). This course presents basic tools and methods for creating, designing, prototyping, and evaluating user interfaces to computing applications and web sites. Students will explore course content by conducting individual and group hands-on projects. Assignments involving prototyping can be implemented by self-selected solutions, e.g. Axure, JavaScript. Students from all backgrounds are welcomed.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS226AO - Introduction to HCI
      Tue/Thu, 11:00 am - 12:20 pm
      Restricted to Information Sciences majors until one week before classes begin (by noon 8/17/2020). For more information about this major, please visit: Questions may be sent to
      Yang Wang
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      3 - 4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).