||Introduction to the course and to the research process
||Trochim (2001). Ch. 1: Foundations
Lazar et al. (2010). Chapter 1
Latham, J. (2005). The Research Prospectus: Getting the DNA of your Project Right.
Start thinking about a research topic and RQ for your term paper
||Research Ethics and Human Subjects Protection
||Lazar et al. (2010). Chapters 14-15
Benbunan-Fich, R. (2015). The Ethics of Online Experimentation with Unsuspecting Users. Working Paper. Baruch College.
MacCoun, R (1998). Biases in the Interpretation and Use of Research Results. Annual Review of Psychology, 49:259-287.
Anderson, C. (2008). The end of theory: The data deluge makes the scientific method obsolete. Wired Magazine, 16.07. (www.wired.com/science/discoveries/magazine/16-07/pb_theory)
Assignment #1 => Take CITI Certification (Due Date: Week 6)
||Theory, Models and Hypotheses
|Lazar et al. (2010). Chp. 2
Carroll, J.M. & Campbell, R.L. 1989. Artifacts as psychological theories: The case of human-computer interaction. Behaviour and Information Technology, 8, 247-256.
McGrath "Methodology Matters: Doing Research in the behavioral and social sciences" in Readings in Human-Computer Interaction: Toward the Year 2000 R. M. Baecker and J. Grudin and W. A. S. Buxton, ed. pp. 152-169.
Assignment #2 => Propose a topic for your term paper and find 3-5 recent references for your literature review
||Experimental Designs: Laboratory, Field and Natural Experiments
||Lazar et al. (2010). Chp. 3
Egan (2015) List of 19 Natural Experiments. http://economicspsychologypolicy.blogspot.com/2015/06/list-of-19-natural-experiments.html
Hornbaek, K. (2013). Some Whys and Hows of Experiments in Human–Computer Interaction. Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction (5:4), 299-373.
Oulasvirta, A. (2009). Field Experiments in HCI: Promises and Challenges. In P. Saariluoma, & H. I. (Eds.), Future Interaction Design II (pp. 87-116). London: Springer-Verlag.
Assignment #3 => Design an experiment for your chosen topic
||Survey Design, Sampling and Measurement Issues: Validity, and Reliability
||Lazar et al. (2010). Chp. 5
Schwarz, N. (1999). Self-reports: How the questions shape the answers. American Psychologist, 54, 93 – 105.
Trochim (2001). Ch. 3. Reliability and Measurement Error; and Ch.4 Survey and Scaling
Benbunan-Fich, R., Adler, R. and Mavlanova, T. “Measuring Multitasking Behavior with Activity-Based Metrics,” ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 18, 2, June 2011.
Assignment #4=> Create a survey in Qualtrics and gather pilot data
||Statistical Analysis and Statistical Conclusion Validity
||Lazar et al. (2010). Chp. 4
Trochim (2001). Ch. 10. Conclusion Validity section (pp. 257-265)
Barrowman, N. (2014). Correlation, Causation, and Confusion. The New Atlantis, Number 43, Summer/Fall, pp. 23–44.
Combs, J.G. (2010). Big samples and small effects: Let’s not trade relevance and rigor for power. Academy of Management Journal, 53(1), 9-13.
||Qualitative Methods in HCI
||Lazar et al. (2010). Chps 6-7-8-9
Ravasio, P., Guttormsen-schär, S. and Tscherter, V. The Qualitative Experiment in HCI: Definition, Occurrences, Value and Use. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, V:1--24, 1986.
Assignment#5 => Propose a Qualitative Methods for your topic
||Lazar et al. (2010). Chp.10
Benbunan-Fich, R. "Using protocol analysis to evaluate the usability of a commercial web site" Information & Management. Vol. 39, N. 2, December 2001, 151-163.
Benbunan-Fich, R. and Benbunan, A. “Understanding User Behavior with New Mobile Applications,” Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Vol. 16, N. 4, December 2007, 393-412.
Assignment => Submit a proposal for a qualitative usability study
||Automated Data Collection Methods
||Lazar et al. (2010). Chp.12-13
Kjeldskov, J. and Stage, J. (2004) New techniques for usability evaluation of mobile systems Int. J. Human-Computer Studies 60, 599–620
||Analysis of Qualitative Data
||Lazar et al. (2010). Chp.11
Adams, A.; Lunt, P. and Cairns, P. (2008). A qualitative approach to HCI research. In: Cairns, Paul and Cox, Anna eds. Research Methods for Human-Computer Interaction. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, pp. 138–157.
||Mixed Methods in HCI
||Mitchell, V. et al. (2015) Situating Digital Interventions: Mixed Methods for HCI Research in the Home. Interacting with Computers. 27 (1): 3-12.
||Term Paper Presentations
||Term Paper Presentations & Course Wrap UP