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Inf 232: Research in Human-Centered Computing

With the emergence of the “personal computing” paradigm in the 1970s, computers moved out of the machine room and became devices with which end-users would interact directly. The field of HCI grew up in response to the engineering and cognitive challenges of building systems that fit with user needs. The field of HCI has broadened …

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US10 – Winter 2017

THIS SYLLABUS IS NOT THE DOCUMENT OF RECORD FOR THIS CLASS. STUDENTS: PLEASE USE CANVAS   Class Information US 10: INTRODUCTION TO CIVIC AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Quarter: Winter Quarter 2017 Room: DBH 1422 Day & time: MW 2-3:20 Required Book:  Mountains Beyond Mountains — Tracy Kidder Course Description This course provides students with a foundation for understanding the role …

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US100: Community Based Research

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Uni Stu 100. DOING RESEARCH IN THE COMMUNITY. Spring 2016. Mon-Wed 3:30-4:50, DBH 5011 Instructor: Gillian Hayes E-mail: gillianrh@ics.uci.edu Office hours by appointment Overview: In this class, we will critically examine the research endeavor, its layers and products. We will grapple with information and engage in discussions regarding the current state of research. We will …

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Informatics 232: Research in Human Centered Computing

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With the emergence of the “personal computing” paradigm in the 1970s, computers moved out of the machine room and became devices with which end-users would interact directly. The field of HCI grew up in response to the engineering and cognitive challenges of building systems that fit with user needs. The field of HCI has broadened …

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Sprinkle and Mortar Board Graduation Hat

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  I had a lot of fun making this cake for Lynn and Jed’s graduation. Lynn requested lemon blueberry, so I found this awesome recipe online:http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2014/02/09/lemon-blueberry-layer-cake/ I pretty much always love anything that cake blogger does, so I knew we’d be good. I went with an old standby gluten free chocolate cake for the top …

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Very Hungry Caterpillar

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  For W1’s second birthday, I wanted to do another book theme, so I went with the very hungry caterpillar. I got the idea online. Ah the internet… what did people do before? What the very talented CocoCakes did not tell me is just how much green food coloring would be on my hands for …

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Garbage Truck

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My kids LOVE garbage trucks. So, of course, we had to have a garbage truck themed birthday party, complete with cake. Here is evidence of their love for garbage trucks. I made a homemade truck from where else but Pinterest:   Here are the two cakes looking a bit rough. The main body was vanilla …

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Why I believe in FOIA requests and sharing of research proposals

Every year, I get numerous requests for funded proposals (particularly my CAREER award). I am always happy to share this information, as are most people I know, except of course the budget data, which impacts more people than just me. I’ve been giving this more and more thought lately, and I realized something important. It …

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Informatics 201: Fall 2014

General Description The objective of the course is to provide an overview of research in informatics and to enable graduate students to be successful researchers. Course Overview Informatics 201 is a PhD level course designed to introduce you to being a successful researcher in HCI, CSCW, Ubicomp, STS, and other related Informatics disciplines. This course …

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US10 Fall13: Introduction to Civic and Community Engagement

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Class Information US 10: INTRODUCTION TO CIVIC AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Quarter: Fall Qtr 2013 Room: SE2 1306 Day & time: Tu Th 3:30 to 4:50 Required Book:  Mountains Beyond Mountains — Tracy Kidder Course Description This course provides students with a foundation for understanding the role of public scholarship, community engagement, and social action. In this …

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