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University of California, San Diego

Interaction Techniques

University of California, San Diego via Coursera

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Learn how to design effective input and interaction techniques for graphic and gestural interfaces in this self-paced course from the University of California, San Diego. Duration: 3 weeks.


This course will be available in a self-paced format. The courses in the Interaction Design Specialization may be taken in any order.

In this course, you will learn relevant fundamentals of human motor performance, perception, and cognition that inform effective interaction design.You will use these models of how people work to design more effective input and interaction techniques. You’ll apply these to both traditional graphic and gestural interfaces.

Topics include:
  • Fitt’s law 
  • Graphic interfaces 
  • Gestural interfaces

Taught by

Scott Klemmer


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