teasing out the history of interaction design and finding my own history

Title screen from the Dr. Leslie hypercard master’s thesis. ©1994 photo collage by Erin Malone
Disciplines that feed into Interaction Design from my perspective and research. Some would say that the Interaction Design box should be User Experience, but I am using this to illustrate a point to my students that the methods and practices we teach them in our program, come from a variety of places and that learning a bit of history from these lines, will help give context to what they are learning in their other courses. ©2020 image by Erin Malone
Visual syllabus outlining my IXD History course and the general sense of the topics and people I will be covering during the semester. All of this is subject to change as I learn about more people and finish my own research and reading.

I cowrote Designing Social Interfaces. I like to make models to explain complex systems. I design things. I take a lot of pictures.

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erin malone

erin malone

I cowrote Designing Social Interfaces. I like to make models to explain complex systems. I design things. I take a lot of pictures.

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