Between the Ivory Tower and Babylon — Teaching Interaction Design in the 21st Century

  • Gerrit C. van der Veer
Part of the IFIP – International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 289)

A brief history of interaction design shows that there is an ongoing cultural change in the relation between people and computers. This results in a structural need to include new disciplines in interaction design approaches. The concept of experience is analysed, and the need for new curricula is shown. One example of a curriculum is illustrated, with its successes and failures.


Interaction Design Visual Display Terminal Systematic Design Approach Computer Support Collaborative Work Real Client 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer ScienceOpen University NetherlandsAT HeerlenThe Netherlands

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