PSYCO 494

Human Factors and Ergonomics

 

 

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News & Updates

 

• check out the final exam schedule

 

The Design of Everyday Things (Revised and Expanded Edition) is available (free) via the Library website (UAlberta credentials required)

 

• Udacity has a (currently free!) online course on Introduction to the Design of Everyday Things with Don Norman

 

National Ergonomics Month is October, and World Usability Day is November 12, 2020

 

• check out the learning resources list

 


 

“We shape our tools, thereafter they shape us.”
   -- Marshall McLuhan (1964)

“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”
   -- Douglas Adams (1992)

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore, all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
   -- George Bernard Shaw (1903)

“Be not ashamed of mistakes and thus make them crimes.”
   -- Confucious

“We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success.”
   -- Samuel Smiles (1875)

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