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

Trace Center Directs New Digital Accessibility Research During Covid-19 Pandemic

  • Hayleigh Moore

    The Trace Research & Development Center at the UMD iSchool leads new initiatives to address accessibility barriers heightened due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clickbait Headlines Might Not Lure Readers as Much

  • iSchool News

    UMD iSchool researchers find that identifying fake news with AI may be more complicated than anticipated. 

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.