Relevant Information Science and Technology Courses

Note: Course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Bulletin.

  • IST 521: Human-Computer Interaction: The User and Technology. Users, models of users, developing the models, technology for creating interfaces; examples of good research and implications for Human-Computer Interface (HCI) design.
  • IST 522: Models and Theories of Human-Computer Interaction. This course covers the theoretical foundations of human-computer interaction that prepares students in planning and conducting research in HCI. 
  • IST 597C: Introduction to Medical Informatics. This course covers a broad range of topics including healthcare organizations, database and other medical technologies, socio-technical issues in medical informatics, modeling and design of medical information systems, and standards. This course also discusses the latest research opportunities and challenges in medical informatics.
 
 

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Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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The Pennsylvania State University

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