Qualitative Research Methods

This course provided hands-on experience with qualitative research methods, such as interviewing and participant observation, as used in human-centered design and engineering. I learned to develop appropriate research questions, collect observational data, develop interview protocols, conduct interviews, analyze data, and communicate findings.

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Human Centered Design in Haiti: User Research with Kay Tita

During the summer of 2017, I had the pleasure of working with Kay Tita for the Hack for Good event at Microsoft and Port-au-Prince Startup Week in Haiti. It was an unforgettable experience that challenged me academically, professionally, and spiritually. This is what Haiti taught me...

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Empirical Traditions in Human Centered Design and Engineering

The objective of this course was to explore the empirical traditions that inform research and practice in HCDE. Topics included epistemological assumptions that underlie empirical research, empirical research methods, examples of empirical research, and ethical issues that underlie empirical research.

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