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Project Update (3/29/04)

Team Members

Research Area:

  • Design


  • We have completed ~75% of the reading. In addition, we have put together the strategy for our presentation which includes the message and chapter assignments. The presentation will be broken down as follows:


  • Read Book "Design of Everyday Things" by Norman
  • Read/Browse Book "Things that Make us Smart", by Norman

Joel Clawson

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 : Pyschopathology of Everyday Things
  • Highlights of "Things that Make us Smart" Book
  • Conlusion

Brock LaMeres

  • Chapter 2 : Psychology of Everyday Actions
  • Chapter 3 : Knowledge in the Head and in the World

Genevieve Hudak

  • Chapter 4 : Knowing What to Do
  • Chapter 5 : To Err Is Human

Kitty Turner

  • Chapter 6 : The Design Challenge
  • Chapter 7 : User-Centered Design

We will update our own sections of the presentation and keep the latest version on the swiki. We will merge ~1week before the presentation and begin practicing the entire talk.

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