Human-Computer Interaction

Human-Computer Interaction

Developing advanced user-focused interfaces and design methods that are shaping the future of technology.

Research Projects

CHS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Teachable Activity Trackers for Older Adults

Principal Investigator(s): Eun Kyoung Choe
Pushing the boundaries of how personal tracking devices, such as smart watches, can better support older adults---by identifying what health/activities data would be most useful for older adults if tracked, how to collect/track this data, and utilizing this information to develop a new personalized, multimodal activity tracker.

The Essential and Advanced Lactation Simulation Model ("LSM") and the Breast Health Training Tool ("BHTT")

SaTC: EDU: Collaborative: Connecting Contexts: Building Foundational Digital Privacy and Security Skills for Elementary School Children, Teachers, and Parents

Principal Investigator(s): Jessica Vitak, Tamara Clegg
Promoting elementary school children's privacy/cybersecurity learning across the two contexts where they spend most of their time, home and school, through the creation of curriculum and related educational materials tailored to grade level.

Human-Computer Interaction News

Where in the World (Wide Web) is the Trace Center?

  • Hayleigh Moore

    The UMD iSchool celebrates the Trace Center’s 50th Anniversary highlighting some of its most influential technologies and industry standards developed to create a more accessible world for all.

A Robot Rolls Into a Math Class…

  • Peter F. Moon, UMD Doctoral Student & HCIL Member

    Understanding how a spherical robot can help more students gain access to early computing education while enhancing their learning in math.

STEM Education Struggle in the U.S.: The Key Piece We’ve Been Missing

  • UMD iSchool Staff

    In The Promise of Access, Dr. Daniel Greene shares a radical perspective on why tech solutions aren’t solving complex social problems such as STEM education and the digital divide. Join the conversation 4/30 or request a talk.