This is the archival web site -- orginally the wiki -- for the 2005-2012 offerings of ENGR 3220 Human Factors and Interface Design at Olin College. This front page provides resources for the Fall, 2012 semester, the most recent version hosted in this format. For more up-to-date materials, see the root page of this site. Archives of prior versions of the course are also available.
What to Do
- start posting usability documents to your webpage
Full Semester View
CourseSyllabus: Contact information, rules of the road, etc.
CourseReadings: Links to online readings and citations for hard copies.
CourseResources: Specialized pages on topics of interest, more in depth advice, etc.
HFID Archives: Wiki pages for previous editions of the course, email archives, etc...
HFID Group Webpages Fall 2012
Blackbeard Improving work orders systems.
Fallera Social cooking.
Hollywoodian Helping young professionals meet up.
Honest Abe bowling alley interfaces.
Liberty Spikes An Errand reminder based on location.
Mutton Chops Improving the golf experience.
Nietzsche Making the MBTA riding experience better.
Soul Patch Empowering personal trainers to interface with clients in new ways.
Unibros Upgrading the interfaces to elevators.
Complete archives of prior versions of the course, including all project pages, are also available. Please note that group pages are world-visible.
How to use this site
A Wiki is a collaborative site. Anyone can contribute and share. It is the intention of this wiki that contributors should primarily be participants in the HFID class, but others are welcome to contribute constructively. This wiki can be modified by registered users. To request access, email amon.millner. HFID students should already be set up, and information on how to gain write access to the wiki will be shared in class.
To write to this wiki:
Edit any page by pressing Edit at the top or the bottom of the page
RecentChanges: see where people are currently working
Create a link to another page with joined capitalized words (like WikiSandBox) or with ["quoted words in brackets"]
- Search for page titles or text within pages using the search box at the top of any page
If you're an administrator, and want to snapshot the wiki for future generations to enjoy, use the MoinMoinArchiveScript.
FLUSH WIKI. Sometimes the wiki doesn't let you edit even if you are logged in. Clicking on this link should fix that.
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