2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IAHIS 2105 History of Interface

What was the first "interface?" How has the interface reshaped our understanding of knowledge and meaning? How has the interface used metaphors to bridge our physical environment? This course examines the history of interface from the 19th century to present through a chronological study of various tools and technologies created for human computer interaction. Through illustrated lectures, readings, and discussion, students will understand the impact of the interface on modern society.