J. Blustein

About My Courses

The registrar's office and Dalhousie library use the abbreviation CSCI for computer science. I usually use the abbreviation CS.

Shortcuts

The table below shows in which semester each course is (or was) taught.

I teach, or have taught, the following eight courses. Details about them are below.

When I know what books I will use in the next semester I list them below too.


About the Courses

CS 1107
Social Computing
It is also taught by other professors
From the online university calendar
INFX 1600
Integrated Informatics Studies: Foundations
The first time I ever taught this course was in the Regular (Sept. - Apr.) term of 2008/2009.   I co-taught it with C. Blouin and others.
From the online university calendar
INFX 2600
Integrated Informatics Studies: Foundations
The first time I ever taught this course was in the Regular (Sept. - Apr.) term of 2009/2010.   I co-taughtx it with N. Scrimger and others.
From the online university calendar
CS 3160
User Interface Design
K. Inkpen and I designed this course.  The course proposal from October 2003 (in PDF) is online.
Curriculum Resources:
It was also taught by K. Inkpen, and others
Almost everything I distribute to students in this course is on CD-ROM so there is not much at the website for my CS 3160
From the online university calendar
CS 3171
Network Computing
I most recently taught this in Summer 2003
It is also taught by E. Grundke, E. Milios, N. Zincir-Heywood, and S. Brooks, and others.
Website for my CS 3171
university calendar description of CSCI 3171
CS 3172
Web-Centric Computing
I most recently taught this in Fall (Sept. - Dec.) 2009
It is also taught by N. Zincir-HeywoodN. Zincir-Heywood and I designed the course to replace CS 4173.
Website for my CS 3172
From the online university calendar
CS 4163
Human-Computer Interaction
The course has changed substantially since I most recently taught it in Summer 2002.
It is also taught by K. Inkpen, and others.
Homepage for my CS 4163
university calendar description of CSCI 4163
CS 4173
Web-Centric Computing
formerly Advanced Web Programming
I most recently taught this in Winter 2007
It is also taught by N. Zincir-Heywood
Website for my CS 4173
university calendar description of CSCI 4173
CS 6606
Human Factors in On-Line Information Systems
I most recently taught this in Winter 2009
Homepage for CS 6606
From the online university calendar

Dates

In Which Semester Are They Taught?
Year Semester
Winter Summer Fall
Year Jan. to Apr. May to Aug. Sept. to Dec.
Months
2000 CS6606

2001 CS4163
CS4173
CS4173
CS6606

2002 CS3171
CS4163
CS6606
 

2003 CS3171
CS4173
CS6606
 

2004 CS6606

2005 CS4173 CS6606
CS3160  

2006 CS4173 CS6606
CS3160   CS3160

2007 CS4173
 
CS6606
CS3172

2008 CS3160
 
CS3172
INFX1600

2009 CS6606
CS3160
INFX1600
CS3160
CS3172
INFX2600

2010 INFX2600 CS3160
CS6606

2011

2012 CS6606 CS1107
CS3160

2013 CS6606 CS3160

2014 CS1107
CS3160

2015 CS6606 ? ?

2016 ? ? ?

2017 ? ? ?

Textbooks for Upcoming and Recent Semester(s)

Textbooks for Fall 2012/2013 (Sept.Dec. 2012)

CS1107 (Social Computing)
No required textbook
CS3160 (User Interface Design)
One of two required books and one recommended book:
Required (one of the following two)
  1. User Interface Design and Evaluation by Debbie Stone, et al.; Copyright 2005 by The Open University; Published by Elsevier as Morgan Kaufmann, with ISBN 0-120-88436-4.
  2. The Resonant Interface: HCI Foundations for Interaction Design by Steven Heim; Copyright 2008; Published by Addison Wesley Higher Education, with ISBN 978-0-321-37596-4.
Recommended (in any edition)
  • The Non-Designer's Design Book by Robin Williams; Published by Peachpit Press.

Textbooks for Winter 2012/2013 (Jan.Apr. 2013)

CS 6606 (Human Factors in On-line Information Systems)
No textbook

Book Reps

The following keywords identify books that I am particularly glad to receive for review (for courses and recommendations for graduate students):

Book and publisher's reps: please also see my textbook needs summary webpage.

See Also

My teaching materials
Forms, etc. I use in class
My archive of other's materials
Copies of course notes and materials (most by other teachers)
My homepage
An overview of evertyhing at this, my Dalhousie FCS, website

https://www.cs.dal.ca/~jamie/course/index.html

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Created on 26 Mar. 2001 by J. Blustein.
Last updated on 13 December 2013 by J. Blustein.