User Interface Design and Implementation

Image of children using a Tiny Tyke computer.

A user interface designed specifically for children. (Image courtesy of taylor library on Flickr.)


MIT Course Number

6.831 / 6.813

As Taught In

Spring 2011


Undergraduate / Graduate

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Course Description

6.831/6.813 examines human-computer interaction in the context of graphical user interfaces. The course covers human capabilities, design principles, prototyping techniques, evaluation techniques, and the implementation of graphical user interfaces. Deliverables include short programming assignments and a semester-long group project. Students taking the graduate version also have readings from current literature and additional assignments.

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Robert Miller. 6.831 User Interface Design and Implementation. Spring 2011. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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